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.
Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc. (KCFI) and GARC have teamed up in the Philippines to develop educational videos, e-learning modules, and teaching guides as part of their ongoing work to educate children about rabies.
In recognition for their continuous rabies elimination efforts, the province of Ilocos Norte was awarded as one of the top-performing local government units (LGU) during the 2017 National Rabies Summit. They were presented with the award as part of the World Rabies Day celebration in the Philippines on September 28.
Terence Scott, a GARC team member, recently attended the DHIS2 Experts Academy held in Oslo, Norway from 14-18 August 2017 to present a poster on the unique use of the DHIS2 system for rabies surveillance.
GARC's annual report for 2016 presents key statistics to give you a snapshot of the breadth of activities that we were involved in over the year.
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.
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.