NDWC Chennai, India 2013 - Dr Chinny Krishna - Making Chennai Rabies Free

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Dr Chinny Krishna's presentation on making Chennai Rabies free in National Dog Welfare Conference, Chennai - India 27th and 28th February 2013.

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NDWC Chennai, India 2013 - Dr Chinny Krishna - Making Chennai Rabies Free

  1. 1. Making Chennai Rabies-Free S. Chinny Krishna Chairman Emeritus Blue Cross of India
  2. 2. Horrific killing of a stray dog by electric ution
  3. 3. 1964 Horrified by what we saw, ourfirst request to the Corporation is to change the equipment to ensure the current passes through the brain and not just the heart and body
  4. 4. 1964 The Blue Cross requests theCorporation and the Government to stop the electrocution and go in for lethal injection
  5. 5. 1964 The study by the Blue Cross shows that not only is theelectrocution cruel to the dogs and dehumanising to the workers, it is also totally ineffective
  6. 6. 1966Blue Cross sets up itsfirst free ABC centre at Bazlullah Road
  7. 7. 1966-1995 A sucession of Mayors andCorporation Commissionerspromise to do something but nothing gets done
  8. 8. 1995 M Abul Hassan , IAS appointed Commissioner of Chennai Corporation Visits dog pound and stops the killing in a part of South Madras
  9. 9. September 1996 Impressed with thecoverage of ABC in theallocated area , MayorAbul Hassan stops thekilling in entire Madras
  10. 10. October 1996The electrocution room in the dog pound isconverted in to an ABC surgery by the Corporation.
  11. 11. 1996 .
  12. 12. 2004TCV comes into general use
  13. 13. 2010Chennai declared rabies-free
  14. 14. 2013Is Chennai rabies-free ?

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