Specific expenditures for HIV/AIDS prevention, control

Tuesday 31/10/2017 16:12

VGP – The Ministry of Finance has proposed a draft Circular on management and use of expenditure for the health-population target program in the 2016-2020 phase, including contents and specific expenditures for HIV/AIDS prevention and control.  

Accordingly, HIV carriers living at reformatories, medical treatment centers and prisons will be supported with fundamental test for ARV treatment. 

The support, worth VND350,000 per person per month, will be given to volunteers who care for HIV-positive people at community in  disadvantaged areas.

In addition, the finance will be provided on HIV test for pregnant women and children under 18 months born by HIV/AIDS-infected mothers. 

Those died of HIV/AIDS who are abandoned or have their relatives unidentified will be supported with funeral expenses. 

By Thuy Dung 

 

 

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