Category: Past Events and Activities

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

ViParc Annual Meeting Held in Dong Thap on the 23rd November 2018

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 23 November 2018 On 23rd November ViParc held its annual meeting in Dong Thap province. Preliminary ViParc project results were presented in this meeting. The meeting was also a discussion forum to discuss the main challenges as well as the way forward for the coming year. Representatives of the Sub-Department of Animal…
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23rd November 2018 0

ViParc Participation in World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 16 November 2018 The fourth World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) from 12-18 November 2018 has been celebrated with several activities in Vietnam. A ‘Seminar On Containment Of Antimicrobial Resistance For The Veterinary Education Establishments’ was held on 16 November in Nong Lam University (NLU), organized by the Department of Animal…
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16th November 2018 0

ViParc Research Results Presented at ISVEE15 in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 12-16 November 2018 Three OUCRU researchers presented results from the ViParc project at the 15th International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, held in Chiang Mai, Thailand on the 12-16th November 2018 ( Dr. Juan Carrique-Mas, ViParc Principal Investigator, gave a presentation on mathematical models that were able to predict antimicrobial failure…
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16th November 2018 0

ViParc Advanced Training for Chicken Farmers

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 4-5 October 2018 ViParc organized an advanced training course on chicken farming for farmers in Dong Thap Province from 4-5 October. While taking a holistic approach to good husbandry practices, the course focused on the brooding period, which ViParc has found to be when antibiotics are most frequently used in the province.…
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5th October 2018 0

ViParc community advisory boards on disease, mortality and antibiotic usage in chickens

Ho Chi Minh City, 19 September 2018 – Two Community Advisory Boards (CABs) for ViParc met on 24 August in Dong Thap Province, helping researchers to explain common patterns and local differences in chicken production. ViParc is a farm-based trial designed to help chicken farmers safely reduce antibiotic usage. Since June 2017, the project has…
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19th September 2018 0

A story about prompt intervention of ViParc Project Vets

On 29th August 2018, the owner of a small-holder farm whose flock had been enrolled as part of the intervention arm in the ViParc project called his Project Vet after discovering that about 20 of his 200 four-week-old chicks began to show symptoms of serious disease. The symptoms included ruffled feathers, and a droopy appearance.…
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31st August 2018 0

New Scientific Publication on Antimicrobial Usage by One of ViParc Main Researchers

ViParc had a paper published on 15 August 2018 titled Antimicrobial Usage in Animal Production: A Review of the Literature with a Focus on Low- and Middle-Income Countries. The review appears in the journal antibiotics and has ViParc researcher Nguyen Van Cuong as the lead author. This publication has three main messages, according to Mr. Cuong:…
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21st August 2018 0

ViParc Project Status Meeting: Focusing on Intervention Phase

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 16 August 2018 ViParc convened a project status meeting on 16 August in Ho Chi Minh City, rolling out activities for the intervention phase. ViParc’s interventions — including a farm health plan, farmer training, diagnostic support and non-antimicrobial products — aim to demonstrate that Vietnamese farmers can produce chickens using…
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16th August 2018 0

Sharing Experiences on Data Collection with VIDA-PIG Researchers

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 26-27 July 2018 Two researchers from the National Institute of Veterinary Research (NIVR, Hanoi) Dr. Đặng Thị Thanh Sơn and her PhD student Mr. Nguyễn Văn Phương worked with ViParc researchers and veterinarians for two days (26-27th July 2018). Dr. Sơn and Mr. Phương visited three ViParc chicken farms in Dong Thap.…
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27th July 2018 0