Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) leads annual World Rabies Day on September 28.
Aim: Raise awareness and combat the deadly rabies disease.
Theme for 2023: "One Health for All".
Rabies is a viral disease affecting mammals, including humans.
Once symptoms appear, rabies is almost always fatal.
Preventable through vaccination and strategic control measures.
Approximately 60,000 lives claimed by rabies annually, with 40% being children.
Tribute to Louis Pasteur, pioneer of rabies vaccine, on September 28.
Objectives: Raise awareness, promote vaccination, advocate for control measures, and commemorate achievements.
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