Author: Long Pham

Chicken farming: through the eyes of a ViParc community advisory board member

Ho Chi Minh City, 14 August 2017 – With less than two years’ experience in chicken husbandry, Nguyen Van Cuong considers serving on a community advisory board as a way to gain new farming knowledge. His insights, however, are great learning for scientists from ViParc, a research project on chicken production and antibiotics in the…
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14th August 2017 0

Workshop on Use of Antimicrobials in Animal Production – Challenges and Solutions

Nong Lam University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 16 June 2017 Dr. Juan Carrique-Mas and other ViParc researchers participated on 16.06.17 in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Nong Lam University) in a workshop on antimicrobial resistance, where the ViParc study was showcased as an example of a sustainable intervention.

16th June 2017 0

Training on Pilot Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance at NCVHI No. 1

Hanoi, Vietnam, 22-25 May 2017 During the 22-25 May, Dr. Juan Carrique-Mas and two microbiologists from OUCRU-HCMC travelled to Hanoi, where they delivered a hands-on training on animal sampling, microbiological isolation, identification and characterization of non-typhoidal Salmonella and Escherichia coli to staff at the National Centre for Veterinary Hygiene Inspection No. 1 (NCVHI No.1). This…
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25th May 2017 0

Farm Visits for Development of Auditing Tool

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 17-21 April 2017 A Poultry Farm Auditing Tool is under development for the clinical research trial ViParc, following a series of expert visits in Dong Thap province this past April. Avian veterinarian Erry Setyawan visited over a dozen farms from 17-21 April, assessing local realities towards the drafting of a standardized form…
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21st April 2017 0

Participation in ATLASS Mission

Hanoi, Vietnam, 11-12 April 2017 Two scientists from the ViParc research participated in a series of meetings sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Hanoi from 11-12 April 2017. During this two-day event, Dr. Juan Carrique-Mas and Dr. James Campell contributed to the mission of ATLASS (acronym for Assessment…
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12th April 2017 0

Training on Poultry Disease Diagnostics

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 27-30 March 2017 As part of the ViParc project, 12 officers from the Dong Thap Sub-Department of Animal Health (DT-SDAH) attended an intensive course on diagnostics from 27-30 March 2017. Hands-on training was delivered, helping the participants learn to tackle viral, bacterial and parasitic poultry diseases using a multi-angle approach that included on-farm…
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30th March 2017 0

ViParc project updates partners, discusses antibiotic use and antimicrobial residues in livestock production in Vietnam 

Ho Chi Minh City, 21 March 2017 – Meat sold at wet- and super-markets in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is more likely to contain antimicrobial residues than meat sold in the urban hubs of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City – ViParc study shows. Antibiotics were detected in a higher percentage in  samples…
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21st March 2017 0

Consultation Workshop on the Surveillance of AMR

HCMC, Vietnam, 27 December 2016 Mr. Nguyen Van Cuong gave a presentation entitled “Detection, monitoring and surveillance of AMR in food animal production” at “Consultation workshop on the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in livestock and food production systems in Viet Nam”. He introduced the European Union Harmonized Monitoring System as a model for Vietnam.…
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27th December 2016 0

Workshop on National Action Plan on AMR for Developing Countries

New Delhi, India, 10-11 November 2016 Juan J Carrique-Mas participated in workshop on National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance for Developing Countries Focusing on Resistance Emanating from Antibiotic Use in Food Animals organized by the Centre for Science and the Environment, based in New Delhi.

11th November 2016 0

The 3rd World Veterinary Poultry Association Asia Meeting

Manila, Philippines, 20-21 October 2016 Nguyen Van Cuong and Bach Tuan Kiet participated in this conference that gathered veterinary experts on poultry diseases from all over Southeast Asian region. Conference programme is available here.

21st October 2016 0