12 April 2006, Hanoi - A poultry vendor displaying several chickens on a platter for sale at Hang Be Market. FAO Project - OSRO/VIE/501/UNJ: Strengthening the Management of Public Health Emergencies in Viet Nam with Focus on the Prevention and Control of Diseases of Epidemic Potential. The objectives of the programme are threefold:
* To progressively control and eradicate HPAJ in domestic poultry;
* To strengthen the national capacity to detect, diagnose, monitor and control outbreaks of diseases of epidemic potential;
* To strengthen the national capacity to prepare for, respond to and recover from public health emergencies in Viet Nam.