Many people around the world observe World Rabies Day (WRD), which raises awareness about the impact of rabies and how the disease can be prevented. It is held on September 28 each year to draw attention to particular priorities in global health.
Since it began in 2007, the rabies community has aligned to make World Rabies Day a global phenomenon. In that time, its life-saving rabies prevention messages have reached millions of people in over 100 different countries.
Date: 28 September 2017
Event Holder: World Health Organization