GARC facilitated the formation of a National Taskforce for Rabies Control and Prevention for Guinea.
Rabies Elimination Progress
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.
This country is using the Rabies Epidemiological Bulletin but has not agreed to share their data publicly.
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In-country Capacity Building
GARC, CDC and the FAO facilitated an in-country SARE workshop to assess the current situation and develop a comprehensive short-term Workplan for the prioritisation of rabies activities.
GARC trained laboratory personnel in DRIT diagnosis in Conakry where the first suspect rabies sample was tested in Guinea
Network / Workshop participation:
Attended the "1st sub-Regional PARACON meeting" (more information)