The GARC Philippines office provided technical input and materials for a field training program for an all-female vet student association, including instruction in the Rabies Educator Certificate (REC) and professional guidance during a rabies vaccination campaign.
Our end-of-year fundraising campaign was to print Want a Friend, Be a Friend booklets to be distributed in Harare, Zimbabwe.
An online tool has been developed by US CDC, based on their GDREP framework, to help users to estimate the time and overall costs required to achieve the elimination dog mediated human rabies deaths by 2030.
Editorial for the February 2018 newsletter. Capacity building is an essential component of the work of many international organisations and NGOs, including GARC.
A new planning tool was launched during a review workshop to support the strategic island-wide dog vaccination project in Zanzibar
GARC’s educational platform continues to expand awareness about rabies and how to control it around the world.
As the year closes, GARC would like to extend a special thanks to all of our individual donors and fundraisers who have supported us in 2017.
The new United Against Rabies collaboration by global health leaders and the new international guidance for rabies prevention and treatment from WHO will have little impact without the efforts of those boots-on-the-ground, everyday people who are leading local and regional rabies control efforts.
To support its goal of “Rabies: Zero by 30”, GARC called on governments, organisations and individuals to hold events for World Rabies Day 2017; This resulted in 229 events being held in 56 countries.
On World Rabies Day, GARC reached 70,000 people through Facebook and Twitter, and throughout the month of September alone, over 150,000 people viewed our social media content.