The General Conference for the prevention of avian and human influenza
15:30 | 08.12.2011
8:12 this morning, in Hanoi, the framework for the prevention of avian and human influenza (PAHI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Health conference to introduce the entire program to coordinate actions national bird flu prevention, epidemic prevention and emerging infectious diseases (AIPED), the period from 2011 to 2015.
At the conference, participants identified and discussed the main orientations for the agriculture sector, health sector and partners in the next stage and determine the international assistance has been committed and the potential support for program implementation AIPED. Overarching goal of the program is to minimize risks to people and animals before the influenza A (H5N1) and other emerging infectious diseases by controlling root infections and implementation of appropriate measures to prevent the emergence / re-emerging diseases, detecting and responding quickly and efficiently the new cases occur and the impact the disease in humans and animals, increases the standard of medical devices and external health before the epidemic in humans.
Reportedly, the framework for the prevention of avian and human influenza (PAHI) was established on 11.01.2006 between the Government of Vietnam (represented by the National Steering Committee for Prevention of avian flu) and representatives other UN agencies, bilateral donors and multilateral, non-governmental organizations and research institutions to support the implementation of the program to coordinate national action against bird flu the period 2006 - 2010, or commonly known as the Green Book.