In July 2018, scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) supported a range of capacity development activities during the Global Health Institute 2018 program.
The fourth issue of the ILRI East and Southeast Asia newsletter is now available. It provides an overview of the activities from January to June 2017 as well as the upcoming activities in 2018.
The meeting discussed the livestock production pattern in Hanoi, the associated health-related problems and possible solutions. Participants shared data on mosquito-borne diseases and proposed ways of carrying out research activities including review of livestock policies and field research on the association between livestock keeping and mosquito-borne diseases under the project.
We would like to share with partners the list of publications of ILRI East and Southeast Asia publicized from January to June 2018.
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.
In April 2018, a series of meetings between the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Myanmar officials strengthened existing engagements and explored new opportunities to support livestock development in the country.
A survey of pig populations in southern Laos was carried out in March 2018 as part of ongoing efforts to enhance collaboration between the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners toward strengthening food safety in the country.