CBCGDF to Host the Rabies Prevention and Education Webinar “Embrace & Inspire” on October 20
2022/10/9 13:10:00 本站

For World Rabies Day, the Biology and Science Ethics Committee (BASE) of China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF), together with CBCGDF One Health Working Group, will hold an online seminar on Rabies Education and Prevention  with the theme "Embrace & Inspire" on October 20, 2022. The agenda was released as follows:


(Dr. Sara Platto)

“Embrace & Inspire” Rabies Campaign 20th of October 2022, China, Hosted by CBCGDF

Objective of the event

The Rabies Prevention and Education Webinar “Embrace & Inspire” will present speakers from different backgrounds (researchers, veterinarian, WHO representatives, hospital nurse, school teachers, and parents) who will “Embrace” the fight against rabies by talking about their daily work and research on the subject in order to “Inspire” others to do the same.

The webinar will be divided in two parts:

- Part 1 - Professional Engagement. Different professionals such as university  professors, CDC researchers, and WHO, companies, and NGOs representatives will  talk about their work on rabies prevention.

- Part 2 - Community Engagement. Veterinarian, school teachers, companies and  parents will talk about how, in their everyday life, educate the public on rabies  prevention. They will show that, you do not need to be a scientist to work to protect  your animals and people around you from rabies. Useful information such as “what  to do and where to go if a dog  bites you” will be delivered by hospital  representative.

Webinar Agenda

3:00 PM: Dr. Sara Platto (moderator) will introduce the objective of the event, explaining what “World Rabies Days” is, when it was set up, and why is on 28th of September each year. Dr. Platto will then introduce the speakers. The webinar will be divided in two parts:

3:05-3:10 Dr. Jinfeng Zhou will greet all the speakers and give his thoughts about rabies prevention and education.

Professionals Engagement

During this part, speakers from different fields such as NGOs, universities, pharmaceutical companies, and research centers, will present their work on the fight against rabies.

3:10 - 3:25: Dr Rachel Tidman, Global Rabies Coordinator, World Organization Animal Health (WOAH -OIE). The speaker will introduce the steps a country needs to take in order to become “free rabies country”.

3:25-3:40: ABELA-RIDDER Bernadette, Officer of the Centre for Reference and Research on Rabies, WHO (World Health Organization) (TBC). The speaker will introduce what it need to be done when a dog bites a person from a legislative point of view. Examples from other countries.

3:40- 3:55: Dr. Simona Normando (Padova University): the speaker will talk about dog aggressive behaviors, and dog bites, and what to do to control them.

3:55-4:10: Dr. Zeng Zheng (Chongqing CDC): the speaker will talk about the rabies monitoring and rabies research of Chongqing CDC.

4:10-4:25: Boehringer-Ingelheim representative: the speaker will talk about Pharmaceutical companies engagement in rabies prevention and education.

4:25- 4:40 : Terence Scott (GARC): the speaker will present all the tools of GARC (Global Alliance for Rabies Control) for Rabies Monitoring and Education.

End of the first part

Q&A (10 minutes of questions and answer from public)

Community Engagement

5:00- 5:10: CBCGDF (China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation) representative: the speaker will talk about the engagement of the foundation in Rabies education and prevention among communities in China with the work of their volunteer groups.

5:10- 5:20: Ms. Yan Jin (head of nurses at Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan): the speaker will give information regarding the steps a person bit by a dog should take, and where she/he should have the rabies vaccinations.

5:20-5:30: Rong Rong Xu, Marketing Director of RuiPai Veterinary Hospitals, China: the speaker will talk about the engagement of veterinary hospital in the rabies prevention and education in China.

5:30-5:45: Miss Yang (Fashion Design teacher WYIS - Wuhan)

Ms. Grace Cong (Art teacher)

Mr. Ofer Dekel (Owner of Clothes Company in Wuhan)

5:45-5:50: Ms Daisy (school teacher): the speaker will present how to engage a community with families and children in rabies prevention and animal protection.

End of the second part

Q&A (10 minutes of questions and answer from public)

6:00: Dr. Platto will close the event.

Original Chinese Article: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/YruDqeMIq0nu-RKQhc6u0A


Checked by Sara


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