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Jul 21, 2011

Bali will be assisted 500,000 Dollars To Vaccination

Denpasar - Bali Provincial Animal Husbandry Department officials said the island will receive a grant of $ 500,000 from the Government of the United States to help the dog's vaccination program.

"Assistance from the Government of the United States that will be provided through the UN Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO) to assist the liberation of Bali from rabies," said Head of the Bali Provincial Animal Husbandry I Putu Sumantra, in Denpasar, on Thursday.

He explained, but to ensure that funds provided could be best utilized, the U.S. Government, represented by Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United States to areas of the Sea, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones, will visit the village of tumble, Badung Regency on Friday (22 / 7).

The visit was to ascertain and mengobservas USAID assistance programs in the prevention of rabies it.

In addition to visiting, they will also meet and discuss with village leaders, announced a grant of it.

"This form of assistance that they regulate, may take the form of training or any other that we do not know," he explains.

Sumantra stressed, but for sure the funds are used to support the implementation of mass vaccination in the region's international tourist destination.

"The funding will support efforts to prevent transmission of rabies vaccination in dogs," he said.

Moreover, he added, also used to improve laboratory capacity, strengthen supervision and help control rabies control area pemerintag on the island.

During the visit, not only from the U.S. government alone, but from FAO, USAID, FAO and the Director General of Animal Husbandry and Animal Health.

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