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Prime Minister endorses FAO-sponsored health project
17:04, 2015/07/29
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a US$2.1 million project on controlling human health threats funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
The one-year project aims to reduce risks and control human health threats from infectious diseases between humans and animals in Vietnam through value chains in interactions between humans, wild animals and the environment, and particularly to reduce pandemics in the country.
 
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It will intensify cooperation between domestic agencies in implementing the United Nations “One Health” initiative and and reduce risks vertically along the value chain from farms to dining tables.
The project will also bolster monitoring capacity, trans-border cooperative activities and early detection and mitigate highly pathogenic avian influenza virus and other infectious diseases between humans and animals.
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