Vietnam: Vietnam Phases Out the Preventive Use of Antibiotics in Animal Husbandry

On November 9, 2020, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) issued Circular 12/2020 providing the Management of Veterinary Drug Prescription and Veterinary Drugs Containing Narcotic Substances and Precursors. This Circular provides the lists of certain antibiotics allowed for preventive use in accordance with the timeline to phase out the use of antibiotics for the preventive purpose in animal husbandry in Vietnam as prescribed in Decree 13/2020 guiding the Animal Husbandry Law. Circular 12/2020 went into effect on December 25, 2020.

Vietnam: Vietnam Phases Out the Preventive Use of Antibiotics in Animal Husbandry