Vietnamese One Health partners commit to strengthening their collaboration during visit to research site
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Vietnamese One Health partners commit to strengthening their collaboration during visit to research site

More than 10 key One Health partners and stakeholders in Vietnam have agreed to strengthen their collaboration in One Health work with the aim of fast-tracking the translation of One Health research evidence into interventions and policy changes in the country. Continue reading

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

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
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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

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

Behaviour change interventions key to preventing and reducing pork-borne illnesses in northern Vietnam
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Behaviour change interventions key to preventing and reducing pork-borne illnesses in northern Vietnam

New research shows that incidences of pork-borne parasitic diseases in northern Vietnam may be lower than previously thought but behaviour change is needed to strengthen pork safety and reduce incidences of pork-borne illnesses in communities. Continue reading

International One Health Day: videos by ILRI and partners on One Health in action
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International One Health Day: videos by ILRI and partners on One Health in action

Today, 3 November 2019, is International One Health Day. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in East and Southeast Asia and its partners join the rest of the world to celebrate the day by sharing (video) stories of One Health in action to draw people’s attention to the need for a One Health approach in addressing global health threats. Continue reading

ILRI research on food safety and One Health featured at the third Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development
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ILRI research on food safety and One Health featured at the third Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development

Findings from food safety, zoonoses and One Health research by scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners were presented at the Third Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development held 13-15 May 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. Continue reading

Food safety a ‘major public health issue,’ says UF/IFAS professor ahead of first-ever World Food Safety Day
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Food safety a ‘major public health issue,’ says UF/IFAS professor ahead of first-ever World Food Safety Day

The World Health Organization estimates that each year, 600 million people suffer from an episode of foodborne disease, or one out of every 10 global citizens. To highlight the need for safe, accessible food worldwide, the United Nations General Council last year proclaimed June 7 as World Food Safety Day, with this Friday marking its first observance. Continue reading

Regional experts join forces to improve smallholder pig sector in Asia and the Pacific
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Regional experts join forces to improve smallholder pig sector in Asia and the Pacific

Leaders, researchers, investors, government, and private sector representatives from 16 countries spanning Asia, the Pacific, Australia and Africa will gather in Hanoi this week to identify solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the smallholder pig sector in Asia and the Pacific. Continue reading