Situation Analysis on Hiv Prevalence Among Pwid in Vietnam

Hoa Nguyen

Abstract


The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Vietnam is still complicated. Two groups in high risks are people who injection drug and female sex workers (FSW). According to 2011 sentinel surveillance, HIV prevalence among PWID still high at 13.4%. Vietnam is making effort to control the HIV prevalence among PWID by many programs such as: needles and syringes program, methadone program, condom use program. Just review from some literature: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (2015): ―World Drug Report 2015‖. ―HIV/AIDS Estimates and Projections 2007– 2012,‖ Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control. Vietnam AIDS response progress report 2014. Jason Eligh, HIV/AID Advisor, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Hanoi, Vietnam, response to the "UN HIV and IDU Reference Group: Request to Fill Data Gaps— Vietnam," Reference Group to the UN on HIV and Injecting Drug Use, 2009. D28 Routine Program Report. VAAC, MoH 2013. Vietnam AIDS response progress report 2014. World drug report 2013. Ahmed T, Thanh NL, Huong PT, Stewart DE. Drug injecting and HIV risk among injecting drug users in Hai Phong, Vietnam: a qualitative analysis. 2015. By the effort of government, Vietnam has step by step decline the percentage of HIV prevalence among PWID, from 23.1% in 2006 decline to 10.28% in 2012. Furthermore, the programs are applying still successful until now.

Vietnam has been successful to decline the percentage of HIV prevalence among PWID. 


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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (2015): ―World Drug Report 2015‖.

―HIV/AIDS Estimates and Projections 2007– 2012,‖ Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control.

Vietnam AIDS response progress report 2014.

Jason Eligh, HIV/AID Advisor, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Hanoi, Vietnam, response

to the "UN HIV and IDU Reference Group: Request to Fill Data Gaps—Vietnam," Reference Group to

the UN on HIV and Injecting Drug Use, 2009.

D28 Routine Program Report. VAAC, MoH 2013.

Vietnam AIDS response progress report 2014.

World drug report 2013.

Ahmed T, Thanh NL, Huong PT, Stewart DE. Drug injecting and HIV risk among injecting drug users

in Hai Phong, Vietnam: a qualitative analysis. 2015.


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