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Press release: One Health heroes celebrated with World Rabies Day Awards

The World Rabies Day Awards celebrate unsung heroes who keep their communities safe from rabies. On the occasion of One Health Day, GARC and MSD Animal Health are honoured to announce this year’s award recipients from across the world.

Open science helping to eradicate rabies by 2030

A Frontiers research topic on the control and elimination of dog-mediated human rabies provides a vital overview of the challenges but also the opportunities to eradicate this deadly disease by 2030.

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GARC’s Final Portuguese and Spanish Newsletters

It is with sadness that we announce that the September 2017 issue is the last issue of the GARC newsletter that will be translated into Portuguese and Spanish.

Towards freedom from canine-mediated rabies in Zanzibar: Island-wide strategic dog vaccination

Zanzibar has been taking large strides towards controlling and eliminating rabies using mass dog vaccination. In fact, Zanzibar is very close to being declared the first region in Africa to be free from rabies.

Press release: Towards a rabies-free world as unparalleled global initiative gets underway

World Rabies Day 2017 marks the announcement of the biggest global anti-rabies initiative as the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and GARC reveal an ambitious plan to end human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030.

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The Partners for Rabies Prevention support progress towards ‘Zero by 30’

The Partners for Rabies Prevention meeting held in August brought together over 40 representatives from 27 organizations to discuss international efforts to support countries as they move forward in their canine rabies elimination efforts.

The use of ivermectin in a rabies vaccination campaign

GARC contributed to improving the technique for administering ivermectin, giving dogs a better experience during a rabies vaccination campaign.

Progress towards the goal of eliminating rabies deaths by 2030

World Rabies Day is many things to many people – it reminds the world that people and animals are still dying of rabies, it raises awareness of organisations and individuals who are working to end these deaths and celebrates their efforts,  and it unites the global rabies community and reminds us all that no matter where we are, we are not alone in our efforts.

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Inviting all organisations to join the End Rabies Now campaign

We invite your organisation to take action this World Rabies Day by joining the End Rabies Now campaign.

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Overcoming challenges with training that prevents rabies deaths

Daniel Stewart of GARC, an expert in dog behaviour and handling, gives a personal account of his recent work in Ethiopia.