ViParc Participation in 59th ITM Colloquium

7th December 2018 Past Events and Activities 0

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 5-7 December 2018

ViParc recently participated in Antibiotic Resistance: From Research to Action, a conference in Phnom Penh from 5-7 December.

This was the 59th colloquium on tropical medicine and global health organized by the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) Antwerp.

Colloquium opening

ViParc principal investigator Juan Carrique-Mas presented preliminary results from the main trial, while two other project members, Nguyen Thi Phuong Yen and Vu Thi Quynh Giao, presented a poster highlighting ViParc’s complementary research and community activities:

……………Prevalence of antimicrobial residues, non-typhoidal Salmonella, Vibrio spp. and their associated antimicrobial resistance profile in retail shrimps from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

……………Healthy Chickens Need No Antibiotics: A concerted effort to persuade Vietnamese veterinary pharmacists to stop recommending antibiotics for disease prevention in chickens

Juan Carrique-Mas interviewed at 59th ITM colloquium

Nguyen Thi Phuong Yen at 59th ITM Colloquium

Vu Thi Quynh Giao at 59th ITM Colloquium

The colloquium took a One Health approach and was structured around WHO’s five pillars for the containment of antibiotic resistance. All video highlights from the event can be found here.