Despite the availability of effective interventions and public recognition of the severity of the problem, rabies continues to suffer neglect by programme planners in India and other low and middle income countries. We investigate whether this state of ‘policy impasse’ is due to, at least in part, the research community not catering to the information needs of the policy makers.

Rabid skunks are causing a stink in Carlsbad, N.M.

Kerala, a role-model for the rest of the nation on many aspects of social development, has added one more feather to its cap.

The Bangalore-based Project Directorate on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance (PDADMAS) has developed a Web-based interactive software to predict livestock diseases two months in advance in

Dog bites in humans are a public health problem worldwide. The issues of increasing stray dog populations, rabies outbreaks, and the risk of dogs biting humans have been frequently reported by the media in Bhutan. This study aimed to estimate the bite incidence and identify the risk factors for dog bites in humans, and to estimate human deaths from rabies in rabies endemic south Bhutan.

The Sri Lankan government plans to spend over Rs. 97 million to purchase rabies vaccines to combat the fatal viral disease transmitted through animals.

As many as 70,000 people die annually from rabies which causes a loss of million of dollars to us.

LUCKNOW: If the National Rural Health Mission swindle hit the rural health services, lack of monitoring, glaring anomalies and lapses paralysed the urban heath sector in Uttar Pradesh.

The incidents of rabies’ are increasing in Pakistan where 5,000 deaths are recorded annually while rabies cases reported from India are much higher and one person is becoming prey to the zoonotic v

The Rabies Vaccine Production Laboratory of the Animal Health Directorate looks set to make Nepal self-dependent in the rabies vaccine for humans as well as animals. It has completed production of the ninth batch of the vaccine.

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