Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 29th, 2004
The emergency credit, approved by the World Bank's board of directors, will help Vietnam prepare for and identify new disease outbreaks, assist the poultry industry in handling the virus, and increase public awareness, the bank said.
Some of the funds will also be distributed to poultry farmers whose stocks were destroyed by bird flu and will help other farmers endure future losses, it said.
The total cost of the project is estimated at US$6.2 million, with the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and the...
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