On 26 Nov 2018, the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) of Vietnam and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) signed a memorandum of agreement that will pave way for deepening their collaboration in research for development.
A recent meeting of Vietnamese One Health experts further deliberated on the modalities of establishing a national One Health centre that will bring together human and animal health sector experts in the country and advance the translation of One Health research into policy.
At the conference recently held in Bologna, Italy, Hung Nguyen, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) regional representative for East and Southeast Asia, gave a presentation reflecting on the use of One Health and EcoHealth in Asia.
A meeting on 30 May 2018 in Vientiane, Laos, reflected on the achievements of One Health research interfacing cross-sectoral collaboration and ways of advancing the work of a One Health platform in the country.
Agriculture and health experts from five southern Asian countries have pledged to work together to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to advance agricultural development and human health in the region in an international conference heald 4-6 April 2018 in Jaipur, India.
Making the world safe from the threats of zoonotic diseases and ensuring effective management of antibiotics requires a well-coordinated multisectoral effort. This was one of the key messages coming out of this year’s Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC 2018), a global public health platform organized from 29 January to 3 February 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.
A two-year project that will assess veterinary health management and veterinary drug use in Vietnamese pig farms has been launched. The project will be implemented from February 2018 to January 2020 in Bac Ninh Province.