Dong Nai to soon reach 90-90-95 Plan by end of 2020

Thursday 24/09/2020 17:00

VGP – The southern province of Dong Nai is striving to achieve 90-90-95 Plan at the end of 2020 (90% of people living with HIV will know their HIV status; 90% of people who know their status are on HIV treatment; and 95% of all people on treatment will have undetectable levels of HIV in their body, known as viral suppression).

According to the province’s Department of Health, as of September 2020, 5,100 HIV/AIDS carriers were recorded in the province.

The locality has controlled HIV/AIDS transmissions in the community under 0.3%. 

The province has nine Methadone treatment facilities, providing treatment for 1,200 patients. 

In addition, 75.8% of high-risk people have been consulted with HIV testing services while 96.6% of drug addicts use clean syringes. 

70% of adult HIV carriers are getting access to ARV treatment and 98% of pregnant women received HIV testing. 

By Thuy Dung

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