9 Jun. 2565
Rabies Free Zone Project
Rabies is a fatal zoonosis caused by a virus that remains an important public health issue in Thailand. Nowadays, rabies infections are still reported in both humans and animals. It causes losses in many aspects, such as lives, resources and the economy. For this reason, it is necessary to eradicate this disease urgently. To be a part of the eradication of rabies, Mahidol University, Nakhon Sawan Campus, in collaboration with the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Mahidol University and Nakhon Sawan Provincial Livestock Office established a Rabies Free Zone Project which consists of various activities including educating about rabies prevention, vaccination for pets and neutering for stray dogs and cats in the area of Khao Thong Subdistrict, Phayuha Khiri District, Nakhon Sawan Province, as well as other nearby areas. This project has been caried out continuously since 2014.