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Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Disease (ECTAD) - Viet Nam
The FAO, in collaboration with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), conducted an emergency...
Hanoi, 1 March 2019. The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD), FAO Viet Nam...
Policy change requires the support from all levels of stakeholders, starting from the grass-root level...

The FAO Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) Viet Nam program was established early in 2006 to support the Viet Nam government in combatting the spread and entrenchment of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI H5N1).  This disease was starting to have significant economic impacts on the poultry sector, affect livelihoods and food security, as well as posing a global pandemic threat. [...]