This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Vietnam has a large and complex HIV epidemic. Initially driven by injection drug users and female sex workers, MSM were added to sentinel surveillance in Since that time, the prevalence rate among MSM has increased rapidly, from an initial estimate of 3. Due to high levels of perceived and enacted stigma surrounding HIV, sex work and homosexual sex, MSM in Vietnam are poorly represented in health services .
Prostitution in Vietnam
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Vietnam and the U. The U. Kritenbrink, said the investigation was aided by close cooperation between the two nations, which normalized relations in , 20 years after the Vietnam War, and have since become partners on security, trade, and cultural issues. Human trafficking has become a higher priority for Vietnam since October of last year, when 39 of its citizens were found dead in a container truck in the United Kingdom, believed to have suffocated to death after being trafficked from Vietnam. Trafficking victims from the Southeast Asian nation range from workers tricked into bondage abroad, to young women sold as brides, such as to Chinese or Korean husbands. The Blue Dragon Children's Foundation , based in Hanoi, works to help sex trafficking victims, including both those who are sold abroad as well as those forced into sex work domestically.
HIV infection and risk factors among female sex workers in southern Vietnam
HIV research in Vietnam has focused primarily on its large heroin injector population. Data on men who have sex with men [MSM], particularly the large and growing population of men who exchange sex for money or other material rewards, male sex workers [MSWs], is very limited. Assessments included demographic characteristics, substance use, sexual risk, and use of health services.
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