In the last two months, GARC staff members published three scientific papers related to the work GARC is doing to combat canine rabies
World Rabies Day 2015 had the largest global participation so far and continues to connect, unite and motivate the rabies prevention community
World famous entrepreneur Richard Branson endorses the End Rabies Now campaign
The End Rabies Campaign is a year-round campaign to bring the world’s attention to the global burden of rabies and its prevention and to help direct resources towards the countries that need it most.
The long-standing collaboration between GARC and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) was formalised in October with a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations, signed in the regional FAO office in South Africa.
Haitian and international partners attended a One Health workshop on the control and prevention of rabies in Haiti from the 14-16th of September 2015. The proceedings included a comprehensive symposium on the current Haitian rabies situation, updates to the national control strategy for the elimination of rabies, and the training of 47 participants in the Rabies Educator Certificate (REC) course.
The End Rabies Now campaign urges the international community to step up efforts to eliminate human deaths due to canine-mediated rabies around the world in just 15 years’ time.
GARC is setting up an Advisory Council of experts to support and guide us as we advocate for rabies elimination at the global and regional levels. We are pleased to announce that Professor David Heymann has accepted a position on this Board.
New report by WHO, OIE, FAO and GARC demonstrates the feasibility of global rabies elimination
World Rabies Day is the perfect time to celebrate successes and encourage others to become part of the movement to eliminate the world’s deadliest disease