Sinaloa, national example in canine and feline sterilization

CULIACÁN.- With the delivery of three mobile veterinary clinics properly equipped, which involved an investment of nearly six million pesos, Sinaloa becomes a national example in actions to prevent diseases that transmit domestic and street animals to humans, said the Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel.

Accompanied by his wife Rosy Fuentes de Ordaz, president of the DIF Sinaloa System, as well as by Brenda Cristina Gonzales León, president of Huellitas con Causa AC, in addition to the secretary of Health, Efrén Torres Encinas, the governor said that with this program he intends to apply up to 30 thousand doses of rabies vaccine, five thousand more than planned.

These mobile units, which will be operated by personnel of the Ministry of Health and Civilian Animal Associations, may benefit more than one million 407 thousand inhabitants belonging to the municipalities of Culiacán, Navolato, Salvador Alvarado, Angostura, Mocorito, Escuinapa and El Rosario, in a first stage.

“It is an unprecedented program at the national level, there is no other so large and well established, no state has had this infrastructure to cater in a specialized manner to dogs and cats; congratulations to you (the associations) because it is a great day for the Sinaloa Animal Society because it is a great result, it is a harvest of what you have sown, but we have a bigger challenge, cultivate it well, take care of it properly in order to continue growing “, the governor said.

For its part, Rosy Fuentes de Ordaz, president of the State DIF System, called on the public to participate in anti-rabies and sterilization vaccination campaigns, which are free and for the benefit of everyone’s health, and also invited the population to be empathetic with cases of animal abuse, warning that you can not allow or encourage people to harm animals that are defenseless.

“We really can not stop seeing the animals that they also suffer, thirst, pain and human violence,” he said, noting that it is better to be in the care of families who want to provide protection.

“I want the success that, I am sure, this program is going to have, and not only this year, Brenda (González) will be a promoter and here we will be to support you and the Associations will work hand in hand,” he said.

Meanwhile, Efren Encinas Torres, Secretary of Health, recalled that for 32 years at the national level there are no cases of rabies in humans infected by canines, when in our country in 1990 up to 60 people died a year for this cause, it is for that actions such as those carried out today help to continue on the path to avoid this type of disease.

“Through these mobile units Señor Gobernador, a total of 25 thousand doses of rabies vaccine will be applied and 7,200 sterilizations will be carried out to dogs and cats, as well as training on responsible pet ownership for 7,200 people. that remains of this year “, he explained.

Also, on behalf of the more than 20 State Animalist Associations, Brenda Cristina Gonzales León, president of Huellitas con Causa AC, said she was grateful for the Government headed by Quirino Ordaz Coppel, who like no other administration has paid attention to them and from a principle has held meetings with the Animalist Associations to seek a project aimed at dignifying the lives of animals and above all avoid risks to the health of the population.

“This type of programs and this type of empathy towards animals in this case of dogs and cats, where the willingness of the State Government to support public health and animal welfare has been demonstrated, through mass sterilization campaigns, Not only for Culiacán but for the entire state of Sinaloa, it means a lot to us, because beyond helping animals, we are helping people, “he said.

CULIACÁN.- With the delivery of three mobile veterinary clinics properly equipped, which involved an investment of nearly six million pesos, Sinaloa becomes a national example in actions to prevent diseases that transmit domestic and street animals to humans, said the Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel.

Accompanied by his wife Rosy Fuentes de Ordaz, president of the DIF Sinaloa System, as well as by Brenda Cristina Gonzales León, president of Huellitas con Causa AC, in addition to the secretary of Health, Efrén Torres Encinas, the governor said that with this program he intends to apply up to 30 thousand doses of rabies vaccine, five thousand more than planned.

These mobile units, which will be operated by personnel of the Ministry of Health and Civilian Animal Associations, may benefit more than one million 407 thousand inhabitants belonging to the municipalities of Culiacán, Navolato, Salvador Alvarado, Angostura, Mocorito, Escuinapa and El Rosario, in a first stage.

“It is an unprecedented program at the national level, there is no other so large and well established, no state has had this infrastructure to cater in a specialized manner to dogs and cats; congratulations to you (the associations) because it is a great day for the Sinaloa Animal Society because it is a great result, it is a harvest of what you have sown, but we have a bigger challenge, cultivate it well, take care of it properly in order to continue growing “, the governor said.

For its part, Rosy Fuentes de Ordaz, president of the State DIF System, called on the public to participate in anti-rabies and sterilization vaccination campaigns, which are free and for the benefit of everyone’s health, and also invited the population to be empathetic with cases of animal abuse, warning that you can not allow or encourage people to harm animals that are defenseless.

“We really can not stop seeing the animals that they also suffer, thirst, pain and human violence,” he said, noting that it is better to be in the care of families who want to provide protection.

“I want the success that, I am sure, this program is going to have, and not only this year, Brenda (González) will be a promoter and here we will be to support you and the Associations will work hand in hand,” he said.

Meanwhile, Efren Encinas Torres, Secretary of Health, recalled that for 32 years at the national level there are no cases of rabies in humans infected by canines, when in our country in 1990 up to 60 people died a year for this cause, it is for that actions such as those carried out today help to continue on the path to avoid this type of disease.

“Through these mobile units Señor Gobernador, a total of 25 thousand doses of rabies vaccine will be applied and 7,200 sterilizations will be carried out to dogs and cats, as well as training on responsible pet ownership for 7,200 people. that remains of this year “, he explained.

Also, on behalf of the more than 20 State Animalist Associations, Brenda Cristina Gonzales León, president of Huellitas con Causa AC, said she was grateful for the Government headed by Quirino Ordaz Coppel, who like no other administration has paid attention to them and from a principle has held meetings with the Animalist Associations to seek a project aimed at dignifying the lives of animals and above all avoid risks to the health of the population.

“This type of programs and this type of empathy towards animals in this case of dogs and cats, where the willingness of the State Government to support public health and animal welfare has been demonstrated, through mass sterilization campaigns, Not only for Culiacán but for the entire state of Sinaloa, it means a lot to us, because beyond helping animals, we are helping people, “he said.

It should be noted that an investment of 5,690,666 pesos was allocated for the acquisition of the three mobile veterinary clinics which will be moving to municipalities and communities where red centers of overpopulation will be detected to offer free anti-rabies vaccination services. sterilization of dogs and cats.

RELEVANT FACT

These campaigns, in which Sinaloa is a national example, make it possible to prevent diseases that transmit domestic and street animals to humans, such as Human Rabies, Ricketsiosis, and other parasitoses.

Source: pmxportal

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