Category: Past Events and Activities

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

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 Project Highlighted at 2nd Call to Action on AMR

Accra, Ghana, 19-20 November 2018 ViParc team members Nguyen Van Cuong and Vu Thi Quynh Giao presented an overview of the project at the 2nd Call to Action on AMR, a conference organized in Accra from 19-20 November. Their presentation was part of the event’s “Promoting pioneers” series, which highlighted seven projects around the world…
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20th 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