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Tororo District To Host World Rabies Day Celebrations

Bethel | 95timefm


Tororo will host this year’s World Rabies Day celebrations on September 28 under the theme “Rabies: One Health, Zero deaths.”

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries in conjunction with Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA) and other stakeholders are organizing the World Rabies Day celebrations and activities that will run from September 24th -28th , 2022 across the country under a One Health Approach.

According to Ministry Permanent Secretary Maj Gen David Kasura-Kyomukama, the “One Health Approach” entails actors under different disciplines working together to solve health challenges and reminds the world about the importance of different stakeholders working together through a One Health approach.

Activities during the Rabies Day week will emphasize the need to heighten awareness about rabies; and dismiss the fear and myths associated with the disease within the community.