Published in AIDS Weekly, March 31st, 1997
The money will be administered by the National Committee for HIV and AIDS Control, reported the state-controlled newspaper Labor. About 62 percent of the money will go toward treating people already inflicted with HIV or full-blown AIDS. The remaining portion will be used in an educational campaign aimed at curbing the disease.
Although AIDS is not widespread in Vietnam, it has been spreading steadily in recent years, non-governmental health agencies said. Government estimates say there are more than...
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