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Responding to World Antibiotic Resistance Week, on the afternoon of November 18, 2023 in Hanoi, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – leading chair of One Health partnership framework for Zoonoses held a Ceremony calling on Parties to join hands in cooperation on Antibiotic resistance in agriculture, with the main theme chosen for 2023: "Public-Private cooperation in preventing antibiotic resistance in livestock".
(VAN) On November 7, the Vietnam One Health 2023 High Level Forum For Zoonoses was held in Hanoi. This event is funded by GIZ Vietnam.
Introduction On Viet Nam One Health Partnership for Zoonoses
(VAN) Food safety issues require the cooperation of not only one individual or one ministry but also the cooperation of all relevant parties.
In the agriculture partnership framework and implementing the One Health Partnership (OHP) for Zoonotic Diseases, on 28/10/2022, in Ha Noi, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development collaborated with World Wide Fund for Nature in Viet Nam (WWF-Viet Nam) to organize and co-chair a Communications Workshop titled “Roles of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) in behavior change efforts against consumption of wild animal meat to prevent the risks of zoonotic diseases outspread”.
October 21, 2022. With support of the International Finance Corporation, member of World Bank Group, the Department of Livestock Production, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced the establishment of a Public-Private Partnership working group to provide oversight and strategic direction for Vietnam’s Pig Sector pilot program on biosecurity and disease control based on international standards of the World Organization of Animal Health (WOAH, formerly known as OIE).
In the morning of August 16, 2022, in Hanoi, Phùng Đức Tiến – Vice Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and representatives of the two co-chair Ministries (MOH and MONRE)chaired the annual high-level One Health Partnership (OHP) Forum for Zoonotic Diseases, 2022.
On December 9, Deputy Minister of MARD Phung Duc Tien hosted a signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding on technical assistance to manage and prevent African Swine Fever in Vietnam's pig farming.
This morning, on 23 March 2021, H.E. Mr. Phung Duc Tien - Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, H.E. Mr. Do Xuan Tuyen - Vice Minister of Health and H.E. Mr. Vo Tuan Nhan - Vice Minister of Natural Resources and Environment co-chaired the Signing Ceremony of Viet Nam One Health Partnership (OHP) Framework for Zoonoses, phase 2021-2025.
During the official visit to Viet Nam, a meeting was convened between Vice Minister Vu Van Tam of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy, Deputy Director General of the Department of Animal Health (DAH) and FAO’s global and regional representatives (Dominque Burgeon - Director of FAO’s Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, Juan Lubroth – FAO’s Chief Veterinary Officer and Wantanee Kalpravidh, FAO Regional Manager for the Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases - ECTAD). The focus of the meeting was on emergency preparedness and response activities in Viet Nam as well as additional assistance for keeping the country safe from potential incursions of H7N9 and from the impact of climate change.
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