World Rabies Day-2015

September 28 marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur's death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine. World Rabies Day provides an opportunity to reflect on our efforts to control the deadly disease, to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease and to remind ourselves that the fight is not yet over. The World rabies day was celebrated by COHEART on September 28th 2015. The Centre organized a talk on "Rabies in humans and its risk in food animals- A one health approach for disease prevention" by Dr. A. Sukumaran, State epidemiologist, IDSP, Kerala in this context. Dr. B.P Sudarshanan, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, WIMS, Wayanad also spoke on the occasion and demonstrated a video on “Rabies” developed by World Health organization. Nursing students of DM- WIMS and Fathima Matha Hospital School of Nursing along with the faculty members and students of College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode were the participants of the programme.

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