ViParc participation in international workshop on AMR
Ha Noi City, Vietnam, 7-8 October 2019
ViParc researchers recently presented their work at the ‘One Health antimicrobial resistance research coordinating workshop’, held in Ha Noi from 7-8 October 2019. The workshop, organized by International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Vietnam National Institute of Veterinary Research (NIVR), aimed to share existing and upcoming initiatives on AMR in Vietnam and Southeast Asia and to discuss challenges and pursue opportunities for research in this area.
Nguyen Van Cuong (ViParc co-ordinator) presented ‘Quantitative data on AMU in poultry flocks and shared lessons from the ViParc project‘; http://viparc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Quantification-of-antimicrobial-use-and-its-impact-on-flock-health-among-small-scale-chicken-flocks-in-the-Mekong-Delta-of-Vietnam_NVCuong.pdf
Nguyen Thi Phuong Yen (ViParc laboratory scientist) presented a poster on risk hazards associated with AMR in locally-retailed shrimp purchased in Ho Chi Minh City markets ‘Prevalence of antimicrobial residues, non-typhoidal Salmonella, Vibrio spp. and associated microbiological hazards in retail shrimps purchased in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam’; http://viparc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Antimicrobial-residues-non-typhoidal-Salmonella-Vibrio-spp.-and-associated-microbiological-hazards-in-retail-shrimps-purchased-in-HCMC_NTPYen.pdf