Each year, the VVMA partners with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to sponsor a statewide rabies awareness effort. September 25-October 1 has been designated as 2023 Rabies Awareness Week. Download the official 2023 Rabies Awareness Week poster above and promote it in your practice!
Rabies, at a glance:
World Rabies Day is held on September 28th every year with hundreds of thousands of people organizing or participating in events and activities to celebrate rabies prevention efforts and unite against rabies. Whether you’re a veterinarian, a medical professional, a teacher, a dog-lover or even someone who just
It is the first and only global advocacy, education, and awareness campaign for rabies. It has the support of all international health organizations and major stakeholders including the WHO, OIE, FAO and the US CDC, among many others.
To date it has reached over 150 million people with rabies prevention messages and re-initiated rabies prevention in many parts of the world. World Rabies Day continues to reach new audiences: in 2022 almost 290 events were registered on the GARC website, from 62 countries.
For 2023, the World Rabies Day theme is Rabies: All for 1, One Health for all.