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TRUNG TÂM NGHIÊN CỨU Y TẾ CÔNG CỘNG VÀ HỆ SINH THÁI
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  • In order to meet the personnel needs in the new phase of the project "One Health Workforce - Next Generation in Vietnam (2019-2024)", the One Health Network Coordination Office of Vietnamese Universities respectfully sends Teachers, colleagues and students recruitment information for project staff for the period of 2019-2024.


  • About 25 representatives from the Department of Animal Health and Livestock Production of Hoa Binh Province, Animal Health Station, Human Health Station of Da Bac District, and vets and medical staff of six communes Muong Chieng, Cao Son, Trung Thanh, Doan Ket , Giap Dat, and Tân Minh are attending a communication training workshop.


  • The PhD candidate will take part in project activities with a main focus on the following objectives: i) to generate actionable evidence on the efficacy, feasibility and reach of current approaches for improving pork safety in Vietnam; ii) to develop, pilot and test light-touch, incentive-based approaches to food safety, in close partnership with the private sector; iii) to build capacity in understanding food safety risk, its management and effective communication among stakeholders including key government partners, the private sector, academia, donors.


  • The research project “Market-based approaches to improving the safety of pork in Vietnam” (SafePORK) aims to reduce the burden of food-borne disease in informal, emerging and niche markets. SafePORK will develop and evaluate light-touch market-based approaches to improving food safety, while safeguarding livelihoods in the pork sector


  • The PhD candidate will take part in project activities with a main focus on the following objectives: i) to generate actionable evidence on the efficacy, feasibility and reach of current approaches for improving pork safety in Vietnam; ii) to develop, pilot and test light-touch, incentive-based approaches to food safety, in close partnership with the private sector


  • A two-day workshop, 7–8 September 2017, on the topic ‘Improving food safety along the pork value chain—lessons learned and ways forward’, kicked off at the Hanoi Hotel on Thursday morning with an opening address by HE Mr.Chu Van Chuong, Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department of Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. In his speech, Mr. Chuong said, ‘We look forward to even further improvements through projects such as those being reviewed today.


  • Despite its significant—83%— contribution to Vietnam’s pig sector, pig production by smallholders performs below its potential and food safety remains a constant challenge along the pig value chain.


  • Food safety is currently one of the top public concerns in Vietnam. Food contamination incidents and an increase in food-borne illnesses have reduced consumer confidence in food quality and increased mistrust among value chain actors. , which significantly affects the production and consumption activities of small-scale farmers.


  • In two days, April 28 and May 5, 2017, a workshop to report on the implementation of the project "Reducing disease risk and improving food safety in the pig farming value chain in Vietnam. ” (PigRISK), was held in two provinces of Nghe An and Hung Yen.


  • Two new research reports published in February 2017 show that pork in some provinces in Vietnam often carries microorganisms that can cause disease to consumers. The health burden posed by biological hazards is much greater than that posed by chemical hazards. Reports also show that it is possible to ensure a safe source of pork for consumption.


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