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2017-06-28

Awareness programme on Rabies

An awareness lecture on rabies was organized on 28th June 2017 for the staff of ICAR –CCARI, Old Goa . Dr . Eknath Chakurkar, Director,ICAR-CCARI, in his welcome address told the zoonotic importance of Rabies and its severity in the animals and human beings. He alos spoke on the importance of post bite vaccination in case of dog bite. He felicitated all the team members of Mission rabies and World Veterinary Services (WVS), Assagaon for arranging Animal Birth control and ant rabies vaccination camp for 3 weeks at Krishi Vigyan Kendra Campus. Dr.Karlette Anne Fernendes , Clinical Director of WVS delivered a lecture on Rabies in detail and the work done by their NGO under Mission Rabies programme in Goa. The whole rabies camp was coordinated by Dr . Udharwar Sanjaykumar , SMS (Animal Science ) and also compered this programme . In allmorethan 210 dogs from ICAR campus and nearby old Goa ,Corlim and Carambolim villages were operated for Animal Birth Control and vaccinated. Mr. H.R.C. Prabhu , Programme Coordinator- Krishi Vigyan Kendra , North Goa, proposed vote of thanks and invited Mission Rabies team to do such such camps in future at KVK campus. A total of 60 staff members attended to this programme .

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