US promotes HIV prevention in VN through culture and consultations

Published: March 10, 2015

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The Embassy group of representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development and PEPFAR will consult with the Department of Health and the Provincial AIDS Center of Dien Bien as well as local civil society organizations to inform planning for HIV programming. They will also visit existing HIV care and treatment sites in Dien Bien.

During the trip, the delegation attended a theater drama, “Three in One,” with provincial government officials from Dien Bien to highlight the 20th anniversary.

The drama "Three in One" was jointly produced by the Vietnam National Drama Theater and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) team at the U.S. Embassy.

The play features three main characters representing three key populations most impacted by the HIV epidemic in Vietnam, namely people who inject drugs, female sex workers and men who have sex with men.

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