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  • Join us and participate in our regional partnership capacity building workshops on urban environmental sanitation. They will take place in Asia, West Africa, the Middle East and Latin America in 2015 and 2016, and are organized in collaboration with the regional Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation offices.

  • We are looking for applicants qualified to at least MSc level in veterinary epidemiology or a related field to lead the detailed planning and implementation of a four-year livestock based climate-sensitive disease surveillance and dissemination project, as well as to support VWB’s long-term livelihoods and food security programs in the Southeast Asia region. These projects are funded by the CGIAR Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) program, as well as other government and private grants.

  • On June 30th 2015, the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute organized a solemn farewell party for Professor Marcel Tanner. After 18 years working as Director, Marcel Tanner is handing over the leadership of Swiss TPH to his successor Jürg Utzinger. During his three terms, Prof. Tanner and his colleagues have made the institute as the world leading in health research.

  • The Ecological Health Building and Development Initiative in Southeast Asia (FBLI) is a 5-year program (2012-2016), sponsored by the Canadian International Research and Development Center (IDRC), focusing on address the human health problems associated with agricultural intensification and other challenges.

  • The Field Building Leadership Initiative (FBLI): Advancing Ecohealth in South East Asia is a five year program (2012-2016), funded by the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada which focuses on solving human health problems associated with agricultural intensification and other challenges.

  • Join us for a Regional Workshop on Building Partnerships on Urban Sanitation taking place in Asia, West Africa, the Middle East and Latin America in 2015 and 2016, co-organized by Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development. With the aim to help local experts and agencies in the industry build capacity in urban sanitation planning and public health. The workshop was attended by representatives of the State agencies, the private sector and civil society organizations. The workshop takes place over three days and will cover the latest developments in urban sanitation and hygiene, as well as related planning and technology.

  • On April 26 - 27 2015, the bi-annual planning meeting on ‘Reducing disease risks and improving food safety in smallholders pig value chains in Vietnam’ or PigRisk project team and partners was held in Hanoi, Vietnam.The two-day workshop was hosted by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Vietnam, discussed accomplishments of the project since the last team meeting in December 2014 and set project goals for the next two years.

  • Steven has been interning at CENPHER and International Livestock Research Institute for 3 months. He worked on a project titled “health risks of agricultural intensification in Vietnam” with Dr. Sherilee Harper at the University of Guelph, Dr. Tran Thi Tuyet Hanh at the Hanoi School of Public Health, and Dr. Nguyen Viet Hung at the International Livestock Research Institute. Their research focuses on animal and human waste management, a growing concern among public and policy makers alike.

  • CENPHER has contributed 2 chapters on ‘One Health perspective for integrated human and animal sanitation and nutrient recycling’ and ‘Institutional research capacity development for integrated approaches in developing countries: An example from Vietnam in newly released book “ One Health: The Theory and Practice of Integrated Health Approaches”.



  • On April 1, 2015, the Party Committee, Board of Directors, Department of Organization and Personnel of the University of Public Health (HUH) solemnly held a meeting to say goodbye to the retired Rector Prof. Dr. Le Vu Anh. . Attending the meeting were representatives of the Party Committee, Board of Directors, Trade Union and key lecturers and officials of the University.