SURVEILLANCE CAMP FOR KFD

Kyasanur forest disease created a panic in Wayanad district in the year 2015 and the Cheyambam 73 colony of Poothadi panchayat was the most affected. In this context the COHEART conducted a field survey in the Cheyambam colony to study the association of animals in the propagation of diseases of the affected area of tribal hamlet. The visit also had the objective to create awareness among the tribals about the disease and the proper management and care of pet or domestic animals. It was observed that free roaming dogs was commonly spotted in this areas and the tribals had close attachment with those pets.   

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