Authorities join forces to prevent spread of HIV

The committee to combat HIV/AIDS is encouraging people who are at risk of HIV infections to test their blood and those living with the disease to get anti-retroviral treatment to prevent the spread of the virus.People who want to check their status can get free ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth

Itinerant workers among high risk HIV groups in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Itinerant workers and their wives are among the high risk groups for HIV infection in Laos, a study undertaken by the Centre for HIV/AIDS/ Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and the National Committee for the Control of AIDS has revealed.Head of Office ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

HIV/AIDS risk groups still a healthcare challenge in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Preventing at-risk groups from contracting HIV/AIDS and their treatment are still major challenges for healthcare authorities in the country as the rate of contraction continues to increase.This was the message from an expert from the Centre for Combating HIV/AIDS and Sexually ...

Ounkham Pimmata

Experts confer on national HIV/AIDS prevention, control efforts in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Health experts met in Vientiane on Thursday to discuss developments in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STI) around the country.Minister of Health, Associate Prof. Dr Bounkong Syhavong, told the ‘National Committee for the Control of AIDS ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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