High risk from uncovered HIV carriers in HCM City

VGP – An estimated 5,500 HIV carriers have yet been uncovered in Ho Chi Minh City, 30% of whom have...

UNODC supports building 21st Border Liaison Office in VN

VGP – The launching ceremony of the Border Liaison Office (BLO) in Cha Lo, the central province of Quang Binh...

DPM asks for renewing rehabilitation method

VGP – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam asked for renewing rehabilitation work in Viet Nam at a meeting held...

Member of National Committee for AIDS Prevention changed

VGP –The Prime Minister has issued a Decision on changing a member of the National Committee for AIDS, Drugs and...

Nearly 10,000 children living with HIV/AIDS in VN

VGP – As many as 457,000 people are affected by HIV/AIDS, including 9,757 children infected with HIV/AIDS, according to the...

Questions & Answers

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infects cells of the immune system, destroying or impairing their function. Infection with the virus results in the progressive deterioration of the immune system, leading to "immune deficiency." The immune system is considered deficient when...

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a surveillance term defined by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and by the European Centre for the Epidemiological Monitoring of AIDS (EuroHIV). The term AIDS applies to the most advanced...

Statistics

Thanh Hoa: 90% of HIV/AIDS carriers treated with ARV

VGP – The north central province of Thanh Hoa has reported 90% of its HIV carriers have been treated with ARV, becoming one of the localities that have early reached...