Stories of Change in Nutrition Expands Focus to Vietnam

Vietnam, with its rapidly changing population, markets, incomes, education, and more, offers a host of learning opportunities for those studying development in nutrition and other areas, there and elsewhere around the world. After several years of growing political commitment, with more and more pledges and declarations and an increasing focus on data and on evidence, >> Read more

Vietnam-Based Project to Design Key Maps and Tools for Managing Climate-Sensitive Diseases

On December 22, 2017, animal and human health experts gathered in Hanoi, Vietnam, to discuss ways of disseminating the findings and recommendations of a ‘Surveillance and early-warning systems for climate-sensitive diseases in Vietnam and Laos’, or Pestforecast project.

The Nexus Between One Health, Nutrition, and Food Safety

One Health is a useful paradigm for framing complex public health issues. Applying its approaches contributes to improvements in animal and human health, addressing new global and public health challenges collaboratively and improving veterinary and human health education and training. Hung Nguyen, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) regional representative for East and Southeast Asia, >> Read more

Improving Diets in Vietnam with Roots, Tubers and Bananas

Bioversity International's Erin Zettell and Jessica Raneri recently examined how consuming more roots, tubers and bananas, particularly micronutrient-rich varieties, can improve the malnourishment prevalent in northwest Vietnam.