Rabies control project in Namibia shows first signs of success : Press information on World Rabies Day : FLI Press Release 19/2017
Greifswald - Insel Riems, 28 Sept. 2017. September 28 is World Rabies Day, an international campaign coordinated by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) and supported by the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Aims of the World Rabies Day are to raise awareness for this fatal human and animal disease, to provide information and to explain how to prevent disease in risk areas. Still 70,000 humans worldwide die from rabies each year. The FLI in parthnership with OIE is supporting Namibia in implementing a rabies control project in Namibia.