Health experts called for accelerated and better coordinated actions from all sectors in Việt Nam in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at a meeting in Hà Nội on Thursday to celebrate World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18-24).
PM has issued a directive specifying solutions to remove obstacles to production and business activities so as to achieve this year’s growth target.
A reaction plan to the African swine fever (ASF) is being developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development after pigs were found infected with the disease in neighbouring countries.
The south-central province of Ninh Thuận, the country’s largest animal producer, is strengthening measures to breed more sheep, goats, pigs and other animals for commercial production.
Việt Nam has managed to stamp out most diseases among cattle and poultry, according to the Department of Animal Health (DAH) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
South Korea will adopt a tracking system for poultry meats and their eggs to provide consumers with information about the complete supply chain and minimise fallout from contagious animal diseases, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday.
Abuse of antibiotics in animal husbandry is alarming in Việt Nam, experts say.
This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week (AAW). The main take away message is seek expert advice to use antimicrobials responsibly.
The highest fine for violations in the animal health sector is VNĐ100 million (US$4,400) for organisations, and VNĐ50 million ($2,200) for individuals, under a new Government decree.