Rabies: Zero by 30

World Rabies Day

The theme for World Rabies Day 2017. This reflects the global goal and framework to reach zero human deaths from canine rabies by 2030. This goal has been agreed by the major international agencies, including the WHO, OIE and FAO.

Rabies remains the world’s most deadly disease. It is a zoonotic disease - transmitted between animals and humans. Currently, 59,000 people worldwide die each year from rabies. Read more...

The World Rabies Day initiative, managed by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, aims to bring together partners in communities and health services worldwide in an effort to address rabies prevention and control.


Resources from the Global Alliance for Rabies Control


UK Government advice


Controlling rabies




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