Rabies Elimination Progress

Latest SARE score: 1.5 (2019)
In-country SARE assessment done: Yes

The Stepwise Approach towards Rabies Elimination (SARE) is a practical planning, monitoring and evaluation tool to guide, develop and refine rabies control programmes. It provides measurable steps, designed as a logical flow of activities, to progress from Stage 0 to Stage 5, in efforts towards freedom from dog-transmitted rabies.


A SARE score of 1.5 out of 5 signifies a country where small-scale rabies control programs are in place and the country is working towards developing a national rabies control programme.


View China's National Rabies Elimination Strategy

Epidemiological Data

This country is not currently using the Rabies Epidemiological Bulletin.

In-country Capacity Building

March 2020

GARC has signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding with the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF) to drive rabies elimination activities in China. Through this collaboration, resources and tools will be translated into simplified Chinese to reach a greater audience. Furthermore, China will actively participate in the ARACON regional network, encouraging collaboration and uniting in the fight against rabies.