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Communities Against Rabies: Explained

Now is the chance to learn more about the Communities Against Rabies initiative and how you or your organization can get involved and get the support you need. We outline the goals and concept of the initiative, show how you can get involved, and highlight some of the successes that have already been achieved.
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Enhancing Rabies Surveillance in Cross River State through GARC’s Innovative educational and surveillance Tool

Dr John Bassey – a veterinarian leading rabies elimination activities in Nigeria’s Cross River State – shares his own experiences with the GARC surveillance tools and Education courses, highlighting their impact on the State's rabies elimination efforts.
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Advocating for elimination: Moving towards a rabies-free Southeast Asia

Advocacy and awareness remain key in addressing the neglected nature of rabies. Through an improved understanding of the challenges faced, as well as practical solutions and success stories, rabies can be prioritized, and elimination achieved. Read about a key advocacy piece that can help change the minds of international stakeholders and leaders through evidence and success.
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Expanding GARC’s Resource Hub: New rabies materials ready for download!

We have expanded our collection of rabies-related materials available for free download on our website, including educational posters, multilingual resources, and scientific publications.
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Year in Review 2023

Hear from our Executive Director, Prof Louis Nel, as we look back at 2023 and highlight the key activities that GARC undertook to help drive rabies elimination efforts globally.
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Breaking Records: World Rabies Day 2023 Marks the Best Year Yet

World Rabies Day 2023 has been the most impactful one to date. With a record-breaking 359 events held worldwide, 62 nominations for the prestigious awards spanning 25 different countries, and a unifying theme of “Rabies: All for 1, One Health for All," this year's observance of World Rabies Day transcended all expectations.
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Highlighting the benefits of collars given to vaccinated dogs in Zanzibar.

There are many challenges and reasons why people may not bring their dogs for rabies vaccination. GARC and its partners have found that using dog collars offered a solution to many of these challenges in Zanzibar with our latest scientific study. Read more inside.
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Surveillance tools that suit your needs: Latest updates to the GARC app and tools

As we continue to roll out the suite of surveillance tools that we offer as part of the Rabies Epidemiological Bulletin with the GARC app, we continue to engage and better understand the needs of the stakeholders using these tools. With these insights, GARC has made several new updates to the GARC App and the different tools to better suit your needs.
Communities Against Rabies Initiative by GARC and partners.

First community health workers for dogs to be trained as part of new initiative to eliminate rabies

The Communities Against Rabies campaign will train local health workers, certify and support rabies centers of excellence, and build partnerships for like-minded organizations.
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Volunteers: a win-win situation!

Volunteering can benefit the volunteer in many ways, while also providing an invaluable service to charities, local communities, and individuals in need of help. Read about our amazing volunteers and the opportunities available to you.