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Tetanus does not prevent rabies

Management of dog bite has been done wrong in most health facilities in Ghana.

Victims of dog bite have been given only Tetanus injections in the hospitals and clinics by “health professionals ” qualified and unqualified as treatment of dog bite.

This wrong practice has led to the death of many Ghanaians who believed they had received the needed care because they had visited the hospital.

Tetanus does not prevent rabies after a bite from a rabid dog.

Anti-rabies prophylaxis for humans is what is given to prevent Rabies.

Health professionals need training on the management of dog bite to prevent patients from getting rabies.

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Welcome to a new month!

What unhealthy habit do you wish to change?

Do you find yours here?

  • Eating late at night
  • Skipping breakfast
  • Drinking too much alcohol
  • Drinking less water daily
  • Taking carbonated drinks with every meal
  • Not Getting Enough Exercise
  • Not getting enough sleep
  • Not washing your hands with soap and water
  • Smoking
  • Eating too much  junk food

If your bad habit is not here, just comment and post yours.

Let’s promise September a healthy change of habit.

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Make a promise, live healthy.

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