Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali Gets US$1.63 Million Help Fight Rabies
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Gets US$1.63 Million Help Fight Rabies

Jakarta Provides Urgently Needed Funds to Help Vaccinate Bali's Dog Population Against Rabies.


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, rabies, Siswono Yudhohusodo, DPR
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/30/2010)

Tempo Interactive confirms that the Bali Provincial government will be the recipient of Rp. 15 billion (US$1.63 million) from the national Agriculture Department as assistance in the ongoing fight against rabies. Approved by the Central House of Representatives (DPR), the funds should become available for by the end of October.

Acknowledging the worldwide attention Bali's efforts to combat rabies has stimulated, Siswono Yudhohusodo a lawmaker from Commission IV of the DPR, told Bali's governor Pastika, "We don't want to have victims and damage Bali's image as an international tourist site."

The human death toll attributed to Rabies in Bali has passed 103. Some 70,000 stray dogs have been euthanized by officials and community volunteers to help curb the dread of the disease.

According to Bali authorities, 261,000 dogs, representing 60% of the estimated 460,000 dogs living in Bali, have been vaccinated. Experts say that at least 70% of a local dog population must be inoculated to effectively halt the spread of rabies.

Bali's governor said that his office will be unable to handle the problem of rabies in Bali unless it receives assistance. Saying that rabies is linked with Balinese culture and the relationship the people have with the animals as guards and companions, the governor added, "We can't treat them irresponsibly."

The governor has been roundly attacked by local animal rights groups for his readiness to eliminate stray dogs in Bali as part of an overall scheme to once again make Bali "rabies free."


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Going Ape on Your Birthday
Niluh the Orangutan Invites 55 Children to Celebrate Her Birthday and National Children’s Day at the Bali Safari Marine Park
(7/24/2016)
Let the Dream of a Better Tomorrow Begin
Beyond Bali: Sumba Hospitality Foundation Inaugurate East Nusa Tenggara’s First Hotel School in West Sumba
(7/24/2016)
One Moment in Time
MOMENTS – An Exhibition of Photography by Michael Johnsey July 29- August 11, 2016
(7/24/2016)
Illegal in Plain Sight
Local Transport Drivers Enraged Over Billboards Advertising Illegal Online Transport Services
(7/24/2016)
Whitton’s Whippin
Australian Teen Beaten Savagely by Ojek Driver in Kuta, Bali After Refusing Transport Services
(7/24/2016)
Rubbing, The Wrong Way
The Banjar Bali in Kuta Raided by Police for Employing Underage Girls as Therapists
(7/24/2016)
Mourning Putu
Four-Year-Old Balinese Child Drowns at Canggu Club Pool
(7/24/2016)
Failed Approach to Landing
Bali Airport Closed for 45-Minutes to Undertake Runway Repairs
(7/24/2016)
An Airport Too Inviting
Confusion Reigns Over Rumors of Premature Invitations Issued for Cornerstone Ceremony for North Bali Airport
(7/24/2016)
Lift Up Your Voices
5th Bali International Choir Festival July 25-31, 2016
(7/24/2016)
Bali Benoa Reclamation Project Still in Play
Location Permit Extended Automatically for Benoa Bay Reclamation Pending Review of Environmental Impact Study
(7/22/2016)
Mövenpick Set to Premiere in Bali
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali Names Horst Walther-Jones as General Manager
(7/22/2016)
All [News]!