OIE donates million of doses of bird flu vaccine
It is expected that 20 million doses of the bird flu
vaccine will make its way to Vietnam within the coming week, provided all goes
The donation was made by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE),
and announced on Ha Noi on March 14 at a ceremony where The Director in charge,
General Bernard Vallat was presented with Vietnam 's insignia for â€œthe cause of
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat spoke of his
appreciation for the OIE's cooperation on several projects, including practical
recommendations and expertise in the fight against epidemics, with particular
reference to bird flu. â€œVietnam's initial successes in the fight against bird
flu are attributed not only to the government's high resolve, but also to close
cooperation with OIE,â€ he stated.
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