As per the figures of the Ministry of Health’s Vietnam Administration of HIV/ AIDS Prevention and Control, Ho Chi Minh City has just collected half of HIV-infected people.
Therefore, the remaining patient in the society will be untreated and become a source of spreading of the disease.
Meantime, Tieu Thi Thu Van, office manager of the committee for HIV/AIDS prevention, said that the city is treating around 25,000 people living with HIV/ AIDS.
Currently 31 medical centers which provide treatment with ARV drug are overloaded with people living with HIV/AIDS. A maximum of patients in each center is from 700-800 however some in districts Binh Thanh and Thu Duc have registered of over 1,500 patients.