Country profiles on HIV/AIDS

Viet Nam

HIV cases have been reported nationwide in Viet Nam with an estimated 255 000 people living with HIV in 2015. The epidemic is concentrated in key populations. The highest prevalence was observed among people who inject drugs followed by men having sex with men and sex workers.


All data from the databases below unless otherwise stated
AIDSInfo. Geneva: UNAIDS
Global AIDS response progress reporting [online database]. Geneva: https//
Tuberculosis data [online database]. Geneva. World Health Organisation, 2015:

ARV = antiretroviral
ART = antiretroviral therapy
FSW = female sex workers
MSM = men who have sex with men
PMTCT = prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
PLHIV = people living with HIV
PWID = people who inject drugs
VL = viral load