(VOV) - Vietnam will cooperate with regional countries in controlling the H5N1 bird flu epidemic.
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This was announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) at an international conference held by MARD, the Health Ministry, and the US Agency for International Development in HCM City from April 23-25.
In his speech, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Diep Kinh Tan expressed hope that the conference will work out effective measures to contain the H5N1 epidemic effectively.
Hoang Van Nam, Vice Head of the Health Animal Department, told participants that Vietnam has mobilized its political system from central to grassroots levels and the medical and agricultural sectors in the fight against H5N1.