Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Local Lawmakers in Bali Focus on Rabies
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Local Lawmakers in Bali Focus on Rabies

Bali Legislators Want Ad Hoc Committee Appointed to Deal with Rabies Epidemic.


Bali News: Local Lawmakers in Bali Focus on Rabies
Click Image to Enlarge

(12/14/2009)

A Special Committee from the Bali Provincial House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali) has recommended to Governor Made Mangku Pastika to set up an ad hoc committee to deal with the control and eradication of rabies.

This recommendation was issued by the DPRD-Bali following a seminar and lecture meeting on rabies convened by the legislators and involving the Secretary of the Director General of Animal Husbandry, Samsul Bahri; a representative from the Bali Health Service Dr. Nyoman Suteja; and the Rector of the Veterinary Faculty from Udayana University Professor Damiriyasa. Also participating in the discussions was a wide cross-section of the community together with the Head of Animal Husbandry for Bali IB Ketut Ali and the Dr. Michelle Morters of the Bali Rabies Forum.

As reported by Radar Bali, the seminar's stated goal was to formulate a plan to deliver Bali from the current rabies epidemic and provide suggestions for the formulation of provincial regulations on rabies. Prof. Damriyasa warned that if the problem of rabies in Bali cannot be dealt with on a regency by regency basis, then an island-wide approach must be formulated. "Rabies spreads quickly," Damriyasa said, adding while responding to enthusiastic applause of his audience, "rabies knows nothing of local autonomy."

Meanwhile, the Secretary of the Director General of Animal Husbandry, Samsul Bahri, confirmed that Jakarta is giving top priority to assisting Bali in addressing the rabies epidemic. To date, this includes providing 550,000 dosages of rabies vaccine. "We will also fight for funds. In our discussions with the (national) House of Representatives, we will work so there's an amount in the national budget for Bali's handling of rabies," said Bahri.

When the seminar was over, the Head of the Special Committee on Rabies of the DPRD-Bali, Gde Putra Astawa, confirmed that the findings and recommendations of the meeting would be recorded and forwarded to the Governor.

Among the recommendations made by the meeting:

The governor is asked to establish a ad hoc committee for the control of rabies, to be led directly by the Governor or Vice-Governor. The Head of the Bali Health Department and the Bali Department of Animal Husbandry should also included in the ad hoc committee.

To prevent the further spread of rabies, 70% of the estimated 500,000 dogs in Bali must be vaccinated against rabies.

All dogs in Bali should be registered and registration cards issued for dogs that have been vaccinated.

Elimination of dogs should be more selective and reserved for stray dogs or animals suspected of already being infected with the disease.

That funding be made available on the national, provincial and regency level to fight rabies.

That criminal penalties be introduced for people failing to care for their pets in a way that prevents the spread of rabies.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
UBUD WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Harambee, Buana! Harambee!
Hat-trick Win for Kenyan Kennedy Kiproo Lilan on His 3rd Win of BII Maybank Bali Marathon
(9/14/2014)
Holiday of No Return
Suicide Suspected in Death of 31-Year-Old Australian at a Kuta Hotel
(9/13/2014)
Roller Coaster Effect
Bali Hindu Support a Mass Transit Rail System that Honors Local Sensitivities
(9/13/2014)
Climb Every Other Mountain
Bali's Mount Agung Closed to Hikers Until November 21, 2014
(9/13/2014)
We Have a Search Warrant!
Prosecutors Raid Bali Airport Offices Seeking Evidence in Ongoing Corruption Investigation
(9/12/2014)
Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2015
2nd Bali and Beyond Travel Fair Returns to Bali June 10-14, 2015
(9/12/2014)
Have Lunch with Bali's Best Chefs
Bali Culinary Professionals September Lunch - a Bavarian Affair at Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel on Saturday, September 27, 2014
(9/12/2014)
Thai-Style Hospitality Comes to Bali
Centara Hotel and Resorts Opens 14-Villa Property at Nusa Dua, Bali
(9/12/2014)
Service Included
Airport Service Charge to be Included in Cost of Domestic Tickets Traveling form Bali's Airport
(9/12/2014)
Waldorf . . . .Make it a Double
Bali to Be Home to Two Waldorf Astorias
(9/12/2014)
Monumental Exports
29.09% drop in Exported Wooden Statues from Bali in January-July 2014
(9/12/2014)
TV Dinners
CNNgo Names Six 'Must Eat' Dishes for a Balinese Holiday
(9/13/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents