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Salmonella and antibiotic residues found in meat in Vietnam

Press release – for immediate release HCMC, 26 January 2018 – Over two-thirds of meat samples from HCMC were found to contain Salmonella bacteria, according to a new study by the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU). Researchers purchased 117 samples of chicken meat, beef and pork from retail sites including supermarkets and wet markets…
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26th January 2018 0

ViParc Participation in 2018 GARAD Conference

Hanoi, Vietnam, 17-19 January 2018 A number of ViParc scientists and collaborators met in Hanoi with the occasion of the Global Alliance of Research on Avian Diseases (GARAD) conference, held in Hotel Fortuna on the 17-19 January (http://garad.org). In addition to Juan Carrique-Mas (ViParc Principal Investigator), Marc Choisy (ViParc statistician and modeler), Dr. Kiet, Ms.…
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19th January 2018 0

Dong Thap students show agricultural antibiotic reduction starts with commitment to good farming practices

Press release – for immediate release Ho Chi Minh City, 5 January 2018 – Reducing antibiotic usage in poultry production starts with a commitment to good farming practices – show students participating in “Stop Your Poultry from Bingeing on Antibiotics,” a contest organized in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap from late 2017-early 2018.…
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5th January 2018 0

ViParc Project Status Meeting

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 15 December 2017 ViParc held a partners meeting on 15 December in the Vietnamese province of Dong Thap, where 41 participants discussed past activities and provided inputs for its next steps. Considerable time was spent on planning for ViParc’s intervention phase, expected to start in March 2018. Many of the veterinarians present…
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15th December 2017 0

ViParc Youth Contest Launched

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 13 November 2017 The ViParc project launched a youth contest in rural Dong Thap on 13 November, calling on students to submit photos, drawings and essays on good farming practices to reduce the need for antibiotics in poultry. The contest, themed “Cai Nhậu Kháng Sinh Cho Gia Cầm” (“Stop Your Poultry from…
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24th November 2017 0

Visual story contest to engage Dong Thap high school students on antibiotic resistance in poultry farming

Press release – for immediate release Visual story contest to engage Dong Thap high school students on antibiotic resistance in poultry farming Ho Chi Minh City, 10 November 2017 – “Cai Nhậu Kháng Sinh Cho Gia Cầm,” a visual story contest engaging high school students on antibiotic resistance in poultry farming, will be launched in…
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10th November 2017 0

AMR research and policy coordination workshop in Hanoi

Hanoi, Vietnam, 31 October-1 November 2017 The ViParc project was highlighted at the workshop “Sharing Experience in Intersectoral Coordination in Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance and Response in Vietnam” held at the Hanoi Club Hotel  on October 31 and November 1, 2017. This two-day workshop, organized by OUCRU-Hanoi, gathered over 60 medical doctors, researchers, Government, policy makers…
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1st November 2017 0

Advanced Training Course on Poultry Disease Diagnostics

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 16-20 October 2017 University of Chulalongkorn’s Professor Niwat Chansiripornchai led an advanced training course on poultry disease diagnostics in Dong Thap from 16-20 October. Under his supervision, three ViParc project vets visited five “problem” farms with chicken flocks experiencing severe disease, in order to conduct diagnostic investigations. The project vets visited the…
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20th October 2017 0

Back to basics: ViParc community advisory boards take stock of why farmers use antibiotics the way they do

Ho Chi Minh City, 18 October 2017 – Two Community Advisory Boards (CABs) for the farm-based trial ViParc convened on 11 October in the Vietnamese province of Dong Thap, unearthing the “why” of antibiotic use among livestock farmers. The meetings took place in Cao Lanh and Thap Muoi districts, with 10 and 12 CAB members…
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18th October 2017 0

Presentation of ViParc at the China-UK Life Science and Medicine Summit

Beijing, China, 25-29 September 2017 During the last week of September 2017, Dr. Juan Carrique-Mas attended the first China-UK Life Science and Medicine Summit held in Beijing (China) and sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, the Chinese National Natural Science Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and The Royal Society (UK). In this meeting the…
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29th September 2017 0
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