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Are COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases a message from Mother Nature? —Leading Vietnamese media outlet interviews two of Vietnam’s Ecohealth experts
Animal Diseases / Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

Are COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases a message from Mother Nature? —Leading Vietnamese media outlet interviews two of Vietnam’s Ecohealth experts

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Written by Chi Nguyen In Tan Lac District of the mountainous province of Hoa Binh, Vietnam, people live in close proximity to livestock (photo credit: Vu Ngoc Dung). VTV1, the leading Vietnamese state-run media outlet, recently interviewed Hung Nguyen, regional representative for East and Southeast Asia and senior scientist at the International…

ILRI’s Nguyen interviewed on wild animal consumption in Vietnam
AHH / Disease Control / Emerging Diseases / Human Health / ILRI / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

ILRI’s Nguyen interviewed on wild animal consumption in Vietnam

VTC14, a Vietnamese national media outlet, recently interviewed Hung Nguyen, regional representative for East and Southeast Asia and senior scientist of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), on the current situation of zoonotic diseases and how a One Health approach could help better control these diseases. Continue reading

Training on the economics of animal health to improve management of disease threats in India
Animal Diseases / Animal Health / Disease Control / ILRI / India / South Asia

Training on the economics of animal health to improve management of disease threats in India

More than 20 researchers from various institutes of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have been trained on animal disease economics and frameworks for risk analysis and risk management to improve veterinary disease prevention and control in India. Continue reading

New livestock project in Vietnam can help improve livelihoods of ethnic minorities
ILRI / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / PIL / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

New livestock project in Vietnam can help improve livelihoods of ethnic minorities

The ‘Livestock-led interventions towards equitable livelihoods and improved environment in the northwest highlands of Vietnam’ is one of four priority country programs under the Livestock CRP that will run for two and half years (2019-2021). The project is recently launched in Son La Province, in the northwest highland region of Vietnam. Continue reading

SafePORK project offers lessons on improving food safety in developing country for University of Sydney students
A4NH / AHH / Capacity Strengthening / Food Safety / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

SafePORK project offers lessons on improving food safety in developing country for University of Sydney students

Recently, three students from Sydney School of Veterinary Science, the University of Sydney, participated in a three-week internship (2–21 December 2019) at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Vietnam to learn about food safety risks and related communication issues in a developing-country context. Continue reading