Category: Past Events and Activities

ViParc Publication on Drivers of Antimicrobial Usage in Poultry Farms in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

A new study on antimicrobial usage in poultry farms in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam has recently been published. The research was led by Dr. Truong Dinh Bao from Nong Lam University who collaborated with ViParc project as veterinary economist. The main aim was to understand the drivers of antimicrobial use in poultry farms in the…
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12th April 2019 0

ViParc Engagement Activities with Vietnamese Veterinary Pharmacists Presented in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, 19-20 March 2019 ViParc team member Vu Thi Quynh Giao recently presented the project’s activities for engaging Vietnamese veterinary pharmacists on responsible antibiotic use at a regional workshop themed Evidence-Based Public Engagement. The workshop, jointly organized by the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) and the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU),…
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20th March 2019 0

ViParc Participation in Workshop by EW Nutrition

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 26 February 2019 On 26th February Dr. Juan Carrique-Mas (ViParc Principal Investigator) presented the ViParc project in the workshop organized by EW Nutrition: “Antibiotic Reduction in Broilers and Breeders” (See Programme). The meeting, organized by EW Nutrition and held in the Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) was…
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26th February 2019 0

New study on disease and mortality in chicken flocks

A recent publication has come out of the ViParc Project on disease and mortality in poultry flocks. This publication summarizes data from the baseline phase of the ViParc intervention. The work, led by Dr. Juan Carrique-Mas (Principal Investigator of ViParc) is the first study that documents disease and mortality in small-scale chicken flocks in the…
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25th February 2019 0

ViParc Study Results on Veterinary Pharmacies Presented at ICOMOS

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 11-14 February 2019 At the 4th International Conference on One Medicine One Science (ICOMOS), ViParc veterinarian Doan Hoang Phu presented the project’s latest findings on veterinary pharmacies in Vietnam. The event took place in Chiang Mai from 11-14 February. In characterizing 93 veterinary pharmacies in two districts of Dong Thap, a Mekong…
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14th February 2019 0

Interim Data Review of the ViParc Intervention Phase

A review in January 2019 by two veterinary epidemiologists showed there were no adverse effects caused by ViParc’s intervention. This conclusion was reached by Prof. Katharina Stärk (Royal Veterinary College, UK) and Dr. Flavie Goutard (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development, France). They had each independently analysed chicken-mortality data from 18 farms receiving the…
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21st January 2019 0

ViParc Community Advisory Boards on Local Veterinary Pharmacies

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 7 January 2019 Two ViParc Community Advisory Boards (CABs) convened for the 5th time in Dong Thap on 7 January, discussing the role of local veterinary pharmacies on farmers’ behavior of drug use. ViParc researcher Doan Hoang Phu presented preliminary results from a survey on 97 drug stores in the province, where…
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7th January 2019 0

ViParc Interventions Introduced at Workshop on Food and AMR

Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand, 12-15 December 2018 ViParc public-engagement coordinator Vu Thi Quynh Giao recently introduced the project’s interventions at a workshop in Thailand entitled Globalizing Food Campaigns: Sharing Strategies to Address Antimicrobial Resistance. The workshop took place in Bangkok from 12-14 December, followed by a field trip to Chiang Mai on 15 December—where…
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15th December 2018 0

ViParc Participation in 59th ITM Colloquium

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. ViParc principal investigator Juan Carrique-Mas presented preliminary results from the main…
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7th December 2018 0

ViParc Participation in Technical Seminar on AMR/AMU in Hanoi

Hanoi, Vietnam, 27 November 2018 In an effort to contribute to the successful implementation of Vietnam’s 2017 National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, a ‘Technical Seminar On AMR/AMU Research and Good Animal Health and Farm Management Practices’ was organized by the National Institute of Veterinary Research (NIVR) in collaboration with FAO on 27th November, in…
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27th November 2018 0
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