Awareness walk held in Chitral

CHITRAL, Aug 21: An awareness walk was held by ‘Livestock for Life’ project of Relief International to create awareness about zoonotic diseases which humans contract from animals here on Wednesday. The walk led by the district project manager of the project, Dr. Mujahid Khan started from Chitral Press Club and terminated at PIA Chowk while a large number of people representing different cross-sections of the civil society participated. The participants were carrying banners and placards bearing information about the zoonotic diseases and the suggested precautions. Addressing on the occasion, the district project manager Dr. Mujahid Khan and program officer Dr. Waqar Ahmed said that the deadly zoonotic diseases can be averted easily if necessary steps are taken by the people. They said that due to the large number of livestock in the district, the residents were highly vulnerable to the zoonotic diseases which are transmitted from the animals to people.–Zahiruddin]]>

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