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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

Dog vaccination team, Ethiopia

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.

PARACON bulletin data

Africa united against rabies: The PARACON Epidemiological Bulletin

The PARACON Epidemiological Bulletin is an integrated system designed solely for rabies data collection, collation, analysis and dissemination that has been developed specifically for PARACON member countries.

1st Meeting of the Regional Rabies Focal persons in East Africa

The Panel of Rabies Program Directors of the Americas (REDIPRA) has proven very successful in moving forward rabies control and elimination activities across Latin America. Based on this success, the idea was conceived to develop similar structures for various sub-regions in Africa.

Workshop evaluates rabies control activities in Cameroon using the SARE tool

Cameroon, a Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) member country, is leading the fight against rabies within the central African region. It has taken the first critical step towards controlling and eliminating rabies by developing an up-to-date and comprehensive national control strategy.

Pan-African Rabies Control Network (PARACON) 1st regional Workshop

The first regional PARACON workshop was held in Grand Bassam, Cote d’Ivoire from 29-30 June 2016 and introduced the delegates to several new tools to support their rabies control efforts.

REC and AVC training in Lesotho

There has been a large increase in the number of REC and AVC graduates in Lesotho following a workshop in the country last week. This item originally appeared on our Facebook feed.

The beginnings of a new Rabies Epidemiological bulletin for Africa

Initial data from the country reports submitted to the Pan-African Rabies Control Network (PARACON) meeting in June have been made available on the PARACON website as a precursor to a more detailed online epidemiological bulletin for Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Pan-African Rabies Control Network, PARACON

GARC is pleased to announce the formation of the Pan-African Rabies Control Network, a new venture to support rabies control efforts across the entire African continent.