City to implement conclusion of Prime Minister at national online conference on reviewing performance in 2017 (08:58 06/03/2018)
Accordingly, the member departments, agencies, sectors and unions of the Ha Noi Steering Committee 138 and People’s Committees of districts and towns perform measures and tasks according to instruction of the Government on national strategy on HIV/ AIDS prevention and control, thus striving to meet the target of reducing HIV/ AIDS prevalence rate in community to below 0.3%, and to meet the 90-90-90 target. They also carry out program on drugs prevention and control to 2020, project on improving drugs rehabilitation, and program on alternative rehabilitation with methadone.
Standing agencies of the Ha Noi Steering Committee 138 act as advisor to the Municipal People’s Committee in issuing instruction on prevention and control of drugs, HIV/ AIDS, prostitution, drugs rehabilitation and management after rehabilitation, as well as policies to encourage and create favorable conditions for enterprises to take part in popularization and education of drugs, HIV/ AIDS, prostitution prevention and control and drugs rehabilitation.
Popularization and information work are increased, focusing on the risk of synthetic drugs; effort is enhanced to detect and apply severe punishment to drugs crimes. Quality of drugs rehabilitation is improved; it is conducted flexibly according to condition and feature of each unit or locality.
Effort is increased to prevent new prostitution places, striving to decrease the number of black spots of prostitution by 50% by the end of 2018.
The Ha Noi Police Department directs police officers at all levels to proactively take actions in the fight against drugs crimes, review and make statistics of drug users in the area, make records and prepare plan to manage them, enhance the fight against drug crimes, conduct investigation, severely punish the ones who use internet to trade, introduce or encourage the use of drugs, and take measures to handle the ones who trade stimulants excluded in the government’s portfolio.
The Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs is in charge of increasing inspection of inter-disciplinary 178 at all levels, implementing the Program on prostitution prevention and control in the 2016-2020 period under Decision No. 361/QĐ-TT dated March 7, 2016 of the Prime Minister, and building a social service system to help the prostitutes. It also cooperates with the health care sector, information and communications sector, police and enterprises to launch hot lineto provide advice on drug treatment and jobs for people after treatment.
The Department of Health takes measures comprehensively to reach the 90-90-90 target on HIV/ AIDS prevention and control in 2020, ensures sufficient supply of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines, creates favorable conditions for patients, and strives to provide the medicine to 90% of HIV-affected people.
It also applies ARV treatment further, and continues cooperation with related units to pay for ARV medicines with Fund for Health Insurance Health Checkup and Treatment of Ha Noi, supervises and updates software of methadone treatment management in 18 medical establishments of the city.
The People’s Committees of districts and towns increase management in the field of HIV/ AIDS, prostitution prevention and control, direct their subordinate units to make statistics of drug users and drug addicts in the area, make records and demand the drug addicts to go to compulsory rehabilitation centers, and encourage drug users to go to rehabilitation centers or take drug treatment at home.
Chairpeople of People’s Committees of districts and towns take responsibility for managing drug users and addicts, and prevent social disorder in the area.