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PHOTO CONTEST - "WORLD RABIES DAY – END RABIES TOGETHER"

"End Rabies Together" is the theme of the World Rabies Day on September 28th, 2015.

The World Rabies Day occurs every year on the 28th of September with the aim to increase awareness of the problem of rabies and the solutions that can prevent needless deaths. It is a global advocacy and awareness campaign for this neglected but completely preventable disease.

To raise awareness and to show that, with joint efforts, the elimination of human rabies transmitted by dogs is possible, PANAFTOSA-PAHO/WHO and its partner organizations of the Panamerican World Rabies Day Initiative1 are conducting a photo contest for the World Rabies Day, 2015. We would like to see photos of activities, events, and programs in your community that contribute to the goal of eliminating rabies in the Americas, through your eyes!

We are looking for photos of activities and events related to prevention and control of canine mediated rabies in order to reduce the occurrence of human cases in your communities and countries. These activities can include dog vaccination efforts, educational activities, and activites
related to post-exposition prophylaxis of exposed persons. This is not an exhaustive list. You are only limited by your imagination (within the theme of the contest). The contest is not restricted to official activities and all contributions to rabies control are welcome to participate. We encourage schools, communities, and individuals to take part.

The contest rules can be found in the attached document.