Viet Nam

The meeting between Vice Minister Vu Van Tam of MARD and FAO’s global and regional representatives focused 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.
On 6 February 2018, the 1st TAC meeting was held with the objective of clarifying the expected scope and approach to policy research and advocacy under the project, and identifying and brainstorming on possible thematic areas and research questions.
In a context where the antibiotic resistance (AMR) has become more and more difficult to control, a number of national efforts have been recorded in applying a One Health approach to combat AMR in Viet Nam.
The Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) is an annual international conference focusing on policy-related health issues. The PMAC 2018 was co-hosted by the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, the Thai Ministry of Public Health, Mahidol University, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, U.S. Agency for International Development, Japan International Cooperation Agency, and the Rockefeller Foundation, with support from other key related partners. The Conference was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 29 January – 3 February 2018 with the theme of “Making the World Safe from the Threats of Emerging Infectious Diseases”.
To report the results of a project on strengthening the implementation of the Joint Circular 16 between the human health and animal health sectors in 4 provinces, namely Ha Giang, Thanh Hoa, Quang Nam and Binh Dinh, and to give recommendations for the way forward, a meeting was held on 22 November 2017 at the General Department of Preventive Medicine (GDPM).
The first “Research-to-Policy” workshop was conducted in Hanoi on 12 December 2017, with the following objectives: (i) Strengthening collaboration, networking and information sharing about One Health research activities; and (ii) Integrating research results and recommendations that can be presented to policy makers and discussed at the Annual One Health Forum.
The 4th GHSA High-Level Ministerial Meeting was held in Kampala, Uganda from 25-27 October 2017
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