World Rabies Day Webinar: One Health, Zero Deaths

Event Date(s): 28/09/2022

Location: Virtual

World Rabies Day was established in 2007 to increase public awareness of rabies and to bring stakeholders together to strengthen global preventive and control initiatives. Annually, it is observed on September 28.  This day is commemorated to raise awareness about rabies and bring together partners to enhance prevention and control efforts locally, regionally and worldwide. The School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of the West Indies will be hosting a webinar on the theme “ One Health, Zero Deaths” for World Rabies Day. This webinar is being presented in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Ministry of Agriculture Lands and Fisheries and the Guyana Livestock Development Authority.  

The programme aims to educate the public and strengthen the call for community engagement in a collaborative effort to prevent rabies by reducing the risk of exposure to the virus.

This webinar will be hosted virtually on Wednesday September 28 at 6 p.m. Click here to register.



  • Dr Maurice Frank, Caribbean Public Health Agency-(CARPHA) 
  • Dr Franca des Vignes, Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) 
  • Drs Dane Hartley and Colbert Bowen, Guyana Livestock and Development Authority (GLDA) 
  • Dr Lisa Musai and Dr Michelle Mellowes, Ministry of Agriculture; Dr Saed Rahaman, Veterinary Public Health Ministry of Health; Anti Rabies Unit; Zoonotic disease task force members. 
  • Discussion by: Drs Karla Georges, Simone Titus, Lisa Musai, Teola Noel, Lisa Benjamin, Anil Persad, Saed Rahaman

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Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |