VGP – Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam on March 26 met with Head of the Global Fund’s High Impact Asia Urban Weber in Ha Noi.
At the meeting, the Deputy PM thanked the fund for assisting Viet Nam in conducting projects on preventing and controlling HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and dengue fever thus far, improving public health in Viet Nam.
Deputy PM Dam suggested the Global Fund continue assisting Viet Nam in researching methadone detoxification methods as well as dealing with difficulties in rehabilitation and preventing the spread of HIV.
He also asked for technical support and new approach methods for implementing a national strategy to fight tuberculosis in Viet Nam as well as technical and financial support towards eliminating dengue fever.
For his part, Weber pledged that the Global Fund will continue giving Viet Nam financial, professional and technical support in preventing and combating HIV/AIDS.
As a non-profit organization sponsored by a number of countries, non-governmental organizations and individuals, the Global Fund has provided more than US$10 billion towards preventing and fighting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and dengue as well as improving healthcare systems in 140 countries around the world.
The fund has provided more than US$250 million to Viet Nam and committed to offering an additional US$173 million to fight these diseases between 2014 and 2017.
By Thuy Dung
Đăng ký: VietNam News