A team of rabies specialists from World Animal Protection in Africa and from Makueni County in Kenya traveled to the Philippines to evaluate the archipelago’s recent successes with their rabies control programs and to gather new ideas on rabies elimination.
A Philippine medical team recently conducted a combined rabies and leprosy awareness campaign, distributing pictographic flyers on rabies prevention while at the same time providing hygiene kits and medications for skin disease patients. The screening clinics took place on Palawan--the longest island and largest province in the Philippines.
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