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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

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

26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4-8 September 2017 Scientists from ViParc, a research project on antimicrobials and chicken production in Vietnam, presented preliminary results on parasitic burdens in household chicken flocks at a scientific conference that took place in Kuala Lumpur from 4-8 September. Attending the 26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of…
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8th September 2017 0

Chicken farming: through the eyes of a ViParc community advisory board member

Ho Chi Minh City, 14 August 2017 – With less than two years’ experience in chicken husbandry, Nguyen Van Cuong considers serving on a community advisory board as a way to gain new farming knowledge. His insights, however, are great learning for scientists from ViParc, a research project on chicken production and antibiotics in the…
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14th August 2017 0

Locals form community advisory boards in Dong Thap, discuss antimicrobial use in agriculture and consumers’ health

Ho Chi Minh City, 20 June 2017 – Community members and representatives from local organizations gathered in Dong Thap last week for two Community Advisory Board (CAB) meetings, discussing antimicrobial use in agriculture and consumers’ health. The events took place in Cao Lanh and Thap Muoi Districts on 13 and 14 June respectively. Operating alongside…
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20th June 2017 0

Three questions with ViParc info vet Nguyen Pham Yen-Linh

Info vets play an instrumental role in the success of ViParc – we’ve said this countless times! And to say it again, this time with more gratitude, we’d like you to meet Nguyen Pham Yen-Linh, one of our four info vets. Together with three colleagues from the Dong Thap Sub-Department of Livestock Production and Animal…
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13th June 2017 0

ViParc project updates partners, discusses antibiotic use and antimicrobial residues in livestock production in Vietnam 

Ho Chi Minh City, 21 March 2017 – Meat sold at wet- and super-markets in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is more likely to contain antimicrobial residues than meat sold in the urban hubs of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City – ViParc study shows. Antibiotics were detected in a higher percentage in  samples…
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21st March 2017 0

ViParc on Dong Thap Television

On the 25.09.16 the local provincial television of Dong Thap (Truyen Hinh Dong Thap) provided extensive coverage of the farmers’ meetings held in the province two weeks earlier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AD2DV6-J4w


25th September 2016 0
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