India launched Action Plan for Dog-Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030
The Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying Union Minister Parshottam Rupala have launched the National Action Plan for dog Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030 (NAPRE) on the occasion of World Rabies Day.
- The Central govt has also declared rabies a notifiable disease.
- Also, Ministers have unveiled “Joint Inter-Ministerial Declaration Support Statement” for Elimination of Dog mediated Rabies from the country by 2030 through One Health Approach.
Rabies deaths in India
- Rabies is 100% fatal and can be preventable through vaccines.
- India has accounted for 33% of global rabies deaths.
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