Rabies


DALRRD | DoH | National Rabies Strategy 2019 – 2030

National Strategy for the Elimination of Canine Mediated Human Rabies in South Africa (2019-2030) Rabies is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a neglected zoonotic disease and has an almost 100% case fatality rate in both humans and animals. Despite this, rabies is 100% preventable through rabies awareness […]


#WORLD RABIES DAY | 28 September 2021 | Rabies: Facts not Fear | WEBINAR

#WORLDRABIESDAY RABIES | Facts Not Fear | Webinar Content See here the content from the Webinar. We thank you for attending! Presentations: IMPACT OF RABIES IN COMMUNITIES Dr Vanessa Meyer National Rabies webinar_Dr Jacqueline Weyer 2021 National Rabies Webinar_INVITE_LandScape_Web PPT for Webinar RABIES CONTACT AND INFORMATION PRESANTATION-Priscilla Matsafu Rabies Reporting-Kevin […]


CONFIRMED RABIES CASE IN THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND | GDARD |

CONFIRMED RABIES CASE IN THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) would like to inform the public of an outbreak of Rabies in the Cradle of Humankind area. The outbreak was first diagnosed in five (5) jackals between the 26th of June and the […]


World Zoonoses Day | 6 July | Health for Animals

World Zoonoses Day | 6 July | Health for Animals Each year, just 13 zoonotic diseases will cause ‘2.4 billion cases of human illness and 2.2 million deaths’ according to the International Livestock Research Institute. This is why protecting animal health is vital. Preventing disease in animals can save the lives of […]


Joint Rabies Media Statement – DALRRD and SAVC – 2021

Media Statement 11 February 2021 Joint media statement by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development and the South African Veterinary Council about the risks associated with rabies The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) and the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) wishes to alert […]