Rabies is 100% preventable. The Case for Investment sets out how the world can end all human deaths through dog vaccination and prompt access to treatment.
Rabies is a significant public health problem that is present in around 150 countries. Rabies kills one person every nine minutes and 40% are children. Rabies today is a disease of poverty and neglect.
This video for United Against Rabies provides safe dog handling tips, especially when vaccinating free roaming dogs. Education is also key, it emphasises the importance of teaching children how to behave safely around dogs.
A little film with an important message about countering fear with facts about dog vaccination, made by United Against Rabies. Please share, especially on World Rabies Day.
United Against Rabies Forum Working Group 1: ‘Effective use of vaccines, medicines, tools and technologies’.