AHF Vietnam the first HIV/AIDS care and treatment program in Hai Phong City with support from Vietnam Administration of AIDS Control (VAAC) and in collaboration with Hai Phong Provincial AIDS Control Centre (PAC Hai Phong). Then the same model of HIV/AIDS care and treatment expanded to Ho Chi Minh in 2012 in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control (PAC HCM). AHF Vietnam has also started collaboration with the Global Fund Program in Vietnam and with the Ministry of Security (MoH) to implement the community model of HIV testing and treatment in 2015– with an emphasis on the linkage between the community health facilities and the prisons in 18 provinces in Vietnam including Hanoi Capital City, Thanh Hoa Province, Hai Duong Province, Yen Bai province, An Giang Province, and Tay Ninh Province (bordering with Cambodia), Binh Thuan Province, Dong Nai Province, Lang Son province (bordering with China), Lao Cai Province (bordering with China), Thai Nguyen Province, Phu Tho Province, Bac Giang Province, Tuyen Quang Province, Ha Tinh Province and Lam Dong Province. Currently AHF Vietnam supports 41 ARV sites, 18 prisons and 2 detoxification centers. AHF also support two local NGO to implement HIV testing in community.
By end 2018 an estimated 230,000 Vietnamese are living with HIV, out of the 96,9 million total population.
Sources: UNAIDS 2016 estimates, CIA World Factbook 2016
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