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 · Not A Dog’s Chance
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

Not A Dog’s Chance

Bali Officials Admit Failure in Trying to Make Bali “Rabies Free” by 2012. Now Targeting 2015.


Bali News: Bali, Indonesian, Rabies, rabies free, World Health Organization, WHO, Ketut Teneng
Click Image to Enlarge

(5/28/2011)

Beritabali.com reports that there is now little hope that Bali will meet its goal of becoming rabies free by 2012. This unfortunate development is reflected by the fact that in mid-2011 cases of rabies are still being reported in Bali. Based on World Health Organization (WHO) criterion, no areas can be declared “rabies free” until it can report two years of no new cases.

The spokesman and protocol officer for the province, Ketut Teneng, told the press on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, that Bali is now re-targeting to be “rabies free” in 2015. To achieve this, the province wants to be able to certify that there are no new cases reported during 2012.

Said Teneng: “We hope there are no new cases in 2012 so that by 2015 rabies will be eliminated. We are vaccinating again. This will be followed by surveillance, surveys, laboratory test, spot checks in all regencies until we can declare there are no new cases of rabies.”

Teneng says that in the current year the government of Bali will allocate Rp. 6 billion (US$680,000) to eradicate rabies.

in 2010 the provincial government spent Rp. 3 billion to fight the epidemic.

Mass Vaccination Continues

On Wednesday, May 25, 2011, the provincial government of Bali launched the next phase of its mass vaccination program focusing on three regencies of the island where past efforts have been seen as less than optimal: Bangli, Klungkung and Jembrana.

in accordance with WHO guidelines, Bali is targeting that 70% of the estimated dog population of 400,00 dogs are vaccinated by the end of 2011.


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

       

 
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
Bali Leads Indonesian Tourism
Bali Allocated 40% Share of Targeted 15 Million Foreign Tourists for Indonesia in 2017
(1/21/2017)
Are the Dolphins Safe?
Local Villagers Seize Control of Serangan Island Captive Dolphin Attraction
(1/21/2017)
Caught in the Act
Algerian Purse Snatcher Caught by Police in Kuta
(1/21/2017)
Charity on Wheels
Bali Dynasty Resort Dedicates Itself to Disadvantaged Residents Through Support of Solemen Indonesia
(1/21/2017)
Due for an Extended Absence from Bali
Balinese Man Working on International Cruise Ship Facing Long Prison Term for Sex with an Underage Child
(1/20/2017)
Every Flavor is a Story
Ubud Food Festival Explores Indonesia’s Rich Diversity May 12-14, 2017
(1/20/2017)
More Rooms in Jimbaran
AYANA Adds 120 More Rooms at Rimba Resort
(1/20/2017)
The Middle Kingdom is Coming
Chinese Project To Dominate Indonesian Arrivals with 2.453 Mainland Visitors in 2017
(1/20/2017)
Water, Women and Children
8th Denpasar Film Festival September 6-10, 2017
(1/20/2017)
Have you Seen this Couple?
Police from Indonesia and Belgium Seeking Leads on Missing Belgium-German Couple
(1/20/2017)
Tiger Back from Brink
TigerAir Australia to Resume Bali Flight on February 3, 2017
(1/20/2017)
Turbulence Ahead?
Former Garuda Indonesia CEO Named Suspect in Major Corruption Case
(1/20/2017)
All [News]!