Santé Animale signed several agreements with the Vietnam Department of Animal Health (DAH) to accelerate the implementation of preventive health strategies, including the research and development of new vaccines for Vietnamese livestock sector. Vietnam, a historic market for Ceva Aided by strong growth in both income and population, Vietnam’s livestock sector has grown rapidly over the last decade.
Ceva has had operations in Vietnam for over 12 years. By sharing its expertise in preventative animal health strategies through disease monitoring and effective vaccination control, the company is today a leading player in Vietnam with strong positions in both the swine and poultry segments. Ceva supports the Vietnamese livestock sector by developing innovative animal health solutions tailored to the needs of producers.
The agreements signed today illustrate Ceva’s commitment to support the MARD, Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, in its disease control initiatives during a period of unprecedented challenge following the outbreak of African Swine fever throughout Asia and some parts of Europe.
• A technology transfer collaboration aimed at developing more effective local Foot and Mouth
disease (FMD) vaccines, specifically adapted to the local epidemiology.
• A scientific collaboration with Vietnam for ongoing vaccine R&D programs targeting African
Swine Fever control
For Marc Prikazsky, Chairman & CEO of Ceva: “These new projects illustrate our commitment to bring preventative health strategies to Vietnamese livestock farmers, by ensuring that the knowledge and expertise we have gained at a global level is practically adapted to meet local needs”.