Partnering to Achieve Epidemic Control in Vietnam

Date: 05/19/2016 Description: Vietnam PEPFAR Logo - State Dept Image

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The United States is proud to support Vietnam’s leadership in the global HIV/AIDS response. PEPFAR provides targeted assistance to maximize the quality, coverage, and impact of the national response to HIV/AIDS in collaboration with the Government of Vietnam and other development partners.

As the Government of Vietnam increases its domestic monetary and programmatic investments, PEPFAR is aligning its investments with national priorities to ensure high-quality HIV services are integrated into the general health and social services systems. Specific priorities include the following:

  • Improving the quality and coverage of HIV services, including treatment retention, with a focus on key and vulnerable populations
  • Enhancing the cost-effectiveness of programs and building affordable models of care to increase domestic financing
  • Supporting the development of national policies and institutions to improve program quality and sustainability, including through investments in HIV/AIDS-related surveillance and strategic information, human resources for health, laboratory systems strengthening, and civil society engagement


HIV/AIDS in Vietnam1

Number of people living with HIV (all ages), 2015


Deaths due to AIDS (all ages), 2015


Number of orphans due to AIDS (0-17), 2015


Estimated antiretroviral treatment coverage (adults ages 15+), 2015


Estimated percentage of pregnant women living with HIV who receive antiretroviral medications for prevention of mother-to-child transmission, 2015



Saving Lives

In 2016, PEPFAR supported the following achievements in Vietnam:

  • Life-saving antiretrovial treatment for 67,747
  • Testing and counseling for over 353,025 individuals
  • Antiretroviral medications for 923 pregnant women living with HIV to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission

Get the most up-to-date data on program results, expenditures, and planned funding at

PEPFAR Planned Funding in Vietnam2

FY 2016: $30 million

For complete fiscal year trends, please see the PEPFAR Dashboards.

1.    UNAIDS. (2015). Viet Nam: 2015 Country factsheets. Retrieved from

2.     Data reflect information available on the PEPFAR Dashboards and, which represents planned new bilateral funding initially approved in the PEPFAR Country Operational Plans/Regional Operational Plans (COPs/ROPs) each fiscal year. As additional funding may be approved and made available after the initial COPs/ROPs submission, or to PEPFAR-supported countries that are not required to submit an annual COP/ROP, data on the Dashboards may not represent the final PEPFAR programmatic funding level in countries each fiscal year.