In the lead up to World Rabies Day, everyone is so busy that we sometimes forget to say ‘thank you’ to all those who help. While they may not be nominated for the World Rabies Day Awards, our volunteers ensure that our work reaches a much wider audience by utilizing their skills and donating a priceless asset: their time.
We get a first-hand account from the BIG FIX Uganda about the impact that being a World Rabies Day awardee in 2021 has had on their work. You will find all the reasons that you should nominate yourself for this year’s World Rabies Day awards inside!
Working together is essential to achieving rabies elimination. Boehringer Ingelheim and GARC partner with local community stakeholders to boost rabies elimination efforts in 4 Asian countries, helping to drive us towards Zero by 30. Read more inside!
The Namibian government recently held a workshop to plan how future outbreak responses will take place in the country. Learn more about the workshop and Namibia’s plans to implement a multi-sectoral Integrated Bite Case management program with the support of GARC and other partners!
This year’s theme is “One Health, Zero Deaths”. It is a reminder to all of us that if we stand united, we can defeat this dreadful disease. Let us celebrate this year’s World Rabies Day by doing just that! By working together, we can reach Zero by 30 and finally put an end to human deaths caused by canine rabies.
Surveillance is critical to achieving rabies elimination, but it is not always easy to implement effectively. A champion from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has taken it upon himself to implement a comprehensive surveillance system in the Kongo-Central province using the GARC surveillance tools. Read about how he has championed efforts to take the DRC closer to rabies elimination.
One Health is on everyone’s minds and features heavily on the global agenda. However, the biggest challenge still lies with how to operationalize One Health – how can we turn this concept into something that is actionable? Rabies provides the ideal scenario to operationalize One Health. Read about the One Health activities in the Philippines from the National Rabies Awareness Month and how One Health is so important for rabies elimination.
When it comes to rabies, having the correct information can be lifesaving. Finding the right information at the right time can, however, be difficult. GARC has created a series of quick reference posters to help you to always have access to the most vital information in an easily understandable and convenient way. Find out more inside!
The long-anticipated moment is upon us! Look inside to find out what this year’s World Rabies Day theme is and how you can get involved, not only on World Rabies Day, but throughout the whole year.
Don’t wait, look inside!