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Kerala: Expert committee to study human rabies deaths

Recently, Kerala Health Minister Veena George has issued orders to set up an expert committee to study human rabies deaths in Kerala following a rise in cases of stray dog ​​bites in Kerala. Key Points The minor was bitten on August 14 when she had gone out to buy milk and had six wounds, including ..

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World Zoonoses Day 2022

World Zoonoses Day is celebrated on July 6, across the world annually. Why is World Zoonoses Day is celebrated? The World Zoonoses Day is celebrated to spread awareness on infectious diseases, which are collectively called as zoonotic diseases. It is celebrated in the honour of Louis Pasteur. He was a French biologist. He administered the ..

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World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day

The World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day is celebrated on January 30. The day is marked to create awareness on the neglected tropical diseases. Theme In 2022, the World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day is celebrated under the following theme: Achieving health equity to end the neglect of poverty related diseases History The first World Neglected Tropical ..

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National Action Plan for dog Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030 (NAPRE)

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya and Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala released the “National Action Plan for Dog Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030 (NAPRE)” on the occasion of “World Rabies Day” on September 28, 2021 Key Points This action plan was introduced as a roadmap to eliminate ..

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Goa: First Rabies-free state

Goa has become the first Rabies-free state of India. According to Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant, state has not reported a single rabies case in last three years. Highlights Chief Minister highlighted; Goa has achieved 5,40,593 vaccinations against rabies in dogs. State has also educated nearly a lakh people about dog bite prevention and has set ..

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September 28: World Rabies Day

Every year, World Rabies Day is celebrated on September 28 by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control. The day is also celebrated by the World Health Organization and other international organizations. Background The day was endorsed by international organizations such as Pan American Health Organization, World Organization for Animal Health, WHO and the USA Centres ..

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