Symposium in Osaka:Assuring Food Safety in Vietnam

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The Project organized a symposium in Osaka, "Assuring Food Safety in Vietnam-Towards the Development of a Surveillance Model for Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria". From Vietnam, not only Ministry of Health and the Project leader but three institutes developing a surveillance model in Hanoi, Nha Trang and HCMC attended the symposium. Presenting the progress of the Project's model to Japanese institutions, they exchanged cases in the World and Japan about drug-resistant bacteria surveillance.

Deputy Director of Medical Service Agency, MOH Project Chief Advisor's remarks
Outline presentation about the Project's monitoring model Presentation by Project Manager
Analysis method introduction by PINT Data announcement by IPH
Discussion Japanese High School students' question


  • Opening: YAMAMOTO Yoshimasa, Project Chief Advisor; Visiting Professor; Osaka University; Director, Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health
  • "A Trial of Surveillance Model", HASE Atsushi, Researcher, Osaka City Environmental Science Research Center
  • "How to Conduct Surveillance in Vietnam," Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hue, Pasteur Institute in Nha Trang
  • "Results of the Trial Surveillance," Nguyen Do Phuc, Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Ho Chi Minh City
  • "The Meaning of Surveillance of Food Control in Vietnam and the Use of Its Data," Bui Thi Mai Huong, National Institute of Nutrition
  • Q & A
  • "A Wide Range of Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance in Japan and the World," WATANABE Haruo, Emeritus Worker, Infectious Disease Surveillance Center; Vice Director, Kurozumi Medical Foundation
  • "Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring in Livestock," KAWANISHI Michiko, Chief Researcher, National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Break
  • General discussion "Towards the Establishment of Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System in Vietnam"
    Moderator: YAMAMOTO Yoshimasa
    Le Danh Tuyen, Director, National Institute of Nutrition
    Vien Quang Mai, Director, Pasteur Institute in Nha Trang
    Dang Van Chinh, Director, Institute of Public Health, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Comments from the Vietnam Ministry of Health, Nguyen Hoang Van Thanh, Deputy Director, Medical Service Agency
  • Closing remarks, YAMAMOTO Yoshimasa