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The Battle Against Rabies- Annual Word Rabies Day Event

When Sep 27, 2018
from 06:15 PM to 07:30 PM
Where St John's College Cambridge
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Contact Phone 07464789129
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The Battle Against Rabies - OneHealth

 

Join us on THURSDAY SEPTEMBER  27th helping  to raise awareness about the burden of rabies. 

Location: At Castelereagh Room, St John's College, Cambridge. 

Time: 6.15pm - 7.30pm

September 28 is World Rabies Day.Over 60,000 people die a year from rabies. With 100% fatality and over 99% of human rabies cases caused by infected dog bites, rabies is a greatly feared disease in many parts of the world.

But it is 100% preventable.

Hosted by Cambridge University OneHealth Society, with sponsorship from Cambridge Infectious Diseases, this evening event will bring together two speakers to discuss the Rabies challenge, with a focus on prevention and control efforts worldwide. 

Speakers:

- Professor James Wood- Head of the Department of Veterinary Medicine  at University of Cambridge, and an infectious disease epidemiologist. 

- Clara Buxbaum- A  Veterinary student from Vienna, and programmes intern at Mission Rabies who will introduce the stories and future of their vaccination programmes. 

*Mission Rabies is an incredible charity working to prevent needless deaths from this devastating disease.  Arrive from 6:15pm for a BAKE SALE raising money to donate to Mission Rabies!

 

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