Rabies Awareness and Training in Communities in Cambodia

Updated: Sep 30, 2021

In Cambodia, rabies remains an issue in particular due to the high number of stray dogs around the country. Mr. Chea Bunna of the Royal University of Agriculture, with the support of his team, led this project to enhance the knowledge and practices of people living in rural communities of the risks related to rabies.

The awareness course on rabies awareness was provided to 250 people living in communities throughout Cambodia, and its participants were comprised of health volunteers, village animal health workers, and community members. In order to deliver an effective course, the team prepared a visualized presentation of the training module as well as a video which could be viewed as desired by the participants. Leaflets and posters were also used by the team to enhance the communication of the risks of rabies and how to prevent the spread of the disease.