World Rabies Day: Raising Awareness

(BVA Release) September 28, 2011 marks the fifth World Rabies Day. This annual campaign, led by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, brings the world together to raise awareness and understanding about the importance of rabies prevention. Rabies remains one of the most serious viral zoonoses presently encountered worldwide. Despite being 100 per cent preventable,…

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Mumbai Memoirs: Slums & Street-Dogs

“Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun” chirped Noel Coward way back in 1931, although it seems that in the last eighty-odd years even piping-hot pooches have learned to stay cool in the shade. The infamous slums of Mumbai play a major part towards making India’s most populous city and its proud…

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