Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam attended the Summit of the UN on HIV / AIDS

13/07/2016

Kết quả hình ảnh cho Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam attended the Summit of the UN on HIV / AIDS

Vietnam delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam. In the context of nearly 37 million people living with HIV in the world and more than 2 million new HIV infections every year, this conference was organized to promote political commitment and the efforts of the international community in order to use utmost efforts to prevent and combat HIV / AIDS, towards the end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as set out in Agenda to 2030 for the sustainable development.
The conference adopted a political declaration affirming the determination and commitment of the international community to accelerate efforts to fight against HIV / AIDS, the specific targets set for 2020, notably committed to perform 90-90-90 goals (90% of people living with HIV know their HIV status; 90% of diagnosed people with HIV are treated HIV antiretrovirals (ARVs) and 90% of people receiving antiretroviral treatment control with a low viral load).
Speaking at the conference, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam affirmed the prevention and fight against HIV / AIDS is one of the highest priorities of the Government of Vietnam, and through joint efforts, HIV / AIDS in Vietnam has been gradually controlled. Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of Vietnam confirmed a strong commitment to join hands with the international community on removing HIV and AIDS. Deputy Prime Minister stressed that Vietnam is the first country in Asia-Pacific region responses to the implementation of the UN 90-90-90 objective. Deputy Prime Minister said that the international community should commit to the highest levels in order to let no-one is left behind in the fight against this pandemic. Especially at the conference, an HIV-infected woman in Vietnam deligation, joined on the podium along with Deputy Prime Minister to raise the voice of people living with HIV, call the international community not to forget those who have HIV / AIDS.
On the sidelines of the conference, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has had meetings with the UN CEO of coordination program on HIV / AIDS, CEO of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Ambassador, Global Coordinator on AIDS of the United States and Chief Emergency Relief of US President on HIV and the Executive Director of the UNICEF. The international partners appreciated the effort and welcomed the results that Vietnam achieved in the prevention and fight against HIV / AIDS in recent years, Vietnam is considered as a model of this work in  area and the world. The international partners will affirm to accompany Vietnam 90-90-90 objective to achieve in 2020, towards the end of the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

On the occasion of the conference, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam also worked with the Center for Prevention and Disease Control of the United States to promote cooperation between Vietnam and the Centre in the future. 
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John Smith 13/7/16 20:40

Decreasing foreign aid and the government plan to deprioritise investment for HIV/AIDS control is seen as growing concerns in the fight against the deadly disease

Gentle Moon 13/7/16 20:41

With international development assistance to Viet Nam for HIV/AIDS prevention and control expected to decrease significantly

LawrenceSamuels 13/7/16 20:41

There is increasing concern that the country will lose its momentum in the battle against HIV/AIDS.

Jane smartnic 13/7/16 20:42

Because the desire to combat this disease remains strong throughout the entire political system, we have gradually brought the situation under control.

yobro yobro 13/7/16 20:43

We have gradually brought the situation under control.

Love Peace 13/7/16 20:44

Vietnam's strategies to fight HIV/AIDS have been consistent with international practice.

MaskOf Zero 13/7/16 20:45

The HIV-infected patients have growing confidence in the Government so they participate more actively in the HIV/AIDS efforts initiated by the Government.

Only Solidar 13/7/16 20:47

As Vietnam has successfully emerged from poverty to become a low middle-income country, VN now face the challenge of reduced international assistance.

Pack Cassiopian 13/7/16 20:48

To move forward, first of all, Vietnam needs to maintain the strong political will to combat this disease that was displayed in previous years.

Deck Hero14 13/7/16 20:48

The National Assembly should revisit its budget plan to allocate more funding for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

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