Category: Past Events and Activities

ViParc community advisory boards share insights on parasitic worm infections in poultry

Ho Chi Minh City, 11 April 2018  – ViParc Community Advisory Board (CAB) members met on 29 March in Dong Thap Province, sharing insights on parasitic worm infections in poultry (helminthiasis) in the Mekong Delta. Two CABs have been in operation specifically in Cao Lanh and Thap Muoi Districts to consult for ViParc, a three-year…
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ViParc Participation in 2018 APPC Conference

ViParc Participation in 2018 APPC Conference Bangkok, Thailand, 25-27 March 2018 Ms. Nguyen Thi Nhung (ViParc Laboratory co-ordinator) and Mr. Nguyen Van Cuong (ViParc Project co-ordinator), alongside ViParc collaborators Mr. Vo Be Hien, Mr. Bach Tuan Kiet, and Mr. Nguyen Tan Tai (Sub-Department of Animal Health, Dong Thap), and Dr. Ho Thi Viet Thu (Can…
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VIDA-PIG: New project on AMR in pig production in Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam, 2 March 2018 Juan Carrique-Mas attended the Inception Workshop of the “Health and Antibiotics in Vietnamese Pig Production” (VIDA-PIG Project), hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on March 2nd in Hanoi. The project, funded by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) is a very much needed initiative that aims…
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Training of Poultry Vets and Development of Auditing Tool and Farm Health Plan

Dong Thap, Vietnam, 29 January-2 February 2018 During the week of 29 January-2 February of this year, Mr. Erry Setyawan (FAO Indonesia) visited Dong Thap to provide technical assistance to the ViParc project. Mr. Setyawan alongside the ViParc project co-ordinator (Mr. Nguyễn Văn Cường), the project vets and ViParc Principal Investigator (Dr. Juan Carrique-Mas) visited…
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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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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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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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