ViParc Participation in 2018 APPC Conference

27th March 2018 Past Events and Activities 0

ViParc Participation in 2018 APPC Conference

Bangkok, Thailand, 25-27 March 2018

Ms. Nguyen Thi Nhung (ViParc Laboratory co-ordinator) and Mr. Nguyen Van Cuong (ViParc Project co-ordinator), alongside ViParc collaborators Mr. Vo Be Hien, Mr. Bach Tuan Kiet, and Mr. Nguyen Tan Tai (Sub-Department of Animal Health, Dong Thap), and Dr. Ho Thi Viet Thu (Can Tho University) attended the 11th Asia Pacific Poultry Conference (11th APPC), held at The Athenee Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand from 25-27 March 2018. Mr. Cuong and Ms. Nhung, currently enrolled in a PhD programme in the UK, presented some of their work at the conference. APPC covered the latest knowledge of all aspects related to poultry, such as Production, Nutrition and Metabolism, Gut Health Management, Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics, Farm and Health Management / Food Safety, Nutrition and Feed Technology.

ViParc members and partners at 2018 APPC Conference (left to right: Dr. Ho Thi Viet Thu, Ms. Nguyen Thi Nhung, Mr. Nguyen Van Cuong, Mr. Bach Tuan Kiet, Mr. Nguyen Tan Tai, and Mr. Vo Be Hien)

The conference programme can be downloaded here.

Two posters were presented, including data from the ViParc project:

1. Characterization of bacterial and viral causes of severe and respiratory disease in smallholder chicken farms in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam (download here)

2. Antimicrobial residues and resistance against critically important antimicrobials in non-typhoidal Salmonella from meat sold at wet markets and supermarkets in Vietnam (download here)