Eliminating Rabies in Tanzania? Local Understandings and Responses to Mass Dog Vaccination in Kilombero and Ulanga Districts

@inproceedings{Bardosh2014EliminatingRI,
  title={Eliminating Rabies in Tanzania? Local Understandings and Responses to Mass Dog Vaccination in Kilombero and Ulanga Districts},
  author={Kevin Louis Bardosh and Maganga Sambo and Lwitiko Sikana and Katie Hampson and Susan Christina Welburn},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND With increased global attention to neglected diseases, there has been a resurgence of interest in eliminating rabies from developing countries through mass dog vaccination. Tanzania recently embarked on an ambitious programme to repeatedly vaccinate dogs in 28 districts. To understand community perceptions and responses to this programme, we conducted an anthropological study exploring the relationships between dogs, society, geography and project implementation in the districts of… CONTINUE READING
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