LAHORE – In an effort to strengthen national and provincial programmes for dog-bite and rabies control, the World Health Organization (WHO) – in collaboration with the Punjab Health Department – has launched a Rabies Control Programme in the country.The main features of the programme are inter-sectoral collaboration between health and veterinary departments, local governments, and municipal authorities to control the population of dogs, especially stray dogs, the main source of dog bites. 

Published in The Nation newspaper on 28-Jun-2012