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2019 World Rabies Day Webinar

Updated: Feb 11, 2021

United Against Rabies 2019 Webinar

RABIES: Vaccinate to eliminate

In preparation of World Rabies Day, we would like to invite you to a webinar, organized by FAO, OIE, WHO and GARC offices in Asia and the Pacific Region to create awareness about the FAO/OIE/ WHO/GARC global plan to end human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030. Speakers will also zoom in on the rabies situation in Asia. The webinar will be held in English. You are warmly welcome to join us! September 27 (12:00 to 15:00 Bangkok Time)

  • 12.00-12.10 | Welcome and introduction, Katinka de Balogh, FAO

  • 12.10-12.20 | World Rabies Day: 13 years of mobilizing the global community through awareness, advocacy and education, Sarah Jayme, GARC

  • 12.20-12.30 | Vaccinate to eliminate: Insights into rabies control, Eric Brum, FAO

  • 12.30-12.40 | OIE vaccine bank and procurement process, Gregorio Torres, OIE

  • 12.40-12.50 | ASEAN and SAARC Rabies meetings and way forward, Gyenendra Gongal, WHO

  • 12.50-13.00 | CDC disease prioritization, Ong Orn Prasarnphanich, CDC

  • 13.00-13.25 | Q&A, Katinka de Balogh

  • 13.25-13.40 | Bhutan's experience with dog population management and mass dog vaccination, Karma Rinzin, Bhutan

  • 13.40-13.55 | A spatial risk assessment on the impact of emergency vaccination to control rabies outbreaks: a case study from the Philippines, Ronello Abila

  • 13.55-14.10 | The Goa experience on dog vaccination methods and coverage, Gowri Yale, Mission Rabies

  • 14.10-14.25 | Rabies control and prevention (Thung Song Model), Wandee Kongkaew, Thailand

  • 14.25-14.40 | Oral vaccination of dogs against rabies, Ad Vos, Germany

  • 14.40-14.50 | Q&A, Katinka de Balogh

  • 14.50-15.00 | Summary and closing, Katinka de Balogh


1. Click on the link below 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start.

2. Click “enter as Guest”.

3. Register with your full name and your country (example: Name_Country).

A password is not required but it is recommended to use ear/head phones to listen to the webinar. Please visit page to check that your computer/mobile device/tablet is set up to use the Adobe Connect Webinar platform (click here for more information on technical requirements). If you're using a desktop to join the webinar, it is recommended that you use Internet explorer. You will need a recent version of Adobe Flash Player installed and reasonable internet bandwidth. Check if you have the most recent version of Adobe Flash Player here

For more information about this webinar, please contact Katinka de Balogh.


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