20 April 2017

Uapikun Has A Question (Uapikun kukuetshitshemu)

Uapikun Has A Question (Uapikun kukuetshitshemu)

A new resource to teach children how to be safe around dogs has been developed for use in First Nations communities of the Labrador region of Canada.

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20 April 2017

The last mile for rabies elimination in Latin America

The last mile for rabies elimination in Latin America

There is no doubt that the regional program for rabies elimination across Latin America has been a success. Yet the last mile is always the hardest. No less than four different dates for the elimination of rabies have been set and each one missed. Why is this?

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20 April 2017

How ethical are your rabies control efforts?

How ethical are your rabies control efforts?

Rabies control involves many ethical issues around free roaming animals, which may not be consciously considered during planning and implementation of rabies programmes.

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20 April 2017

Veterinary leader strives for a rabies-free state in the Himalayas

Veterinary leader strives for a rabies-free state in the Himalayas

To share what inspires those involved in the effort to eradicate rabies, we are taking a closer look at the work and the lives of some of the winners of the World Rabies Day MSD Animal Health Award from 2016. This issue we focus on Dr. Thinlay N. Bhutia, who has spent his career working towards a rabies-free state in his Himalayan home of Sikkim, India.

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20 April 2017

Response to “A better way forward for rabies control in India?”

Dr Andrea Britton, Dr Helen Byrnes, and Dr Thinlay Bhutia comment on a GARC newsletter article from the last issue which described the Tamil Nadu rabies intervention and cost-effectiveness modelling study by Fitzpatrick et al. in PNAS December 2016.

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20 April 2017

What factors affect a rabies control program costs?

What factors affect a rabies control program costs?

A recent article by Elser, et al. in Transboundary and Emerging Disease provides a helpful analysis of the cost variability involved with expanding or implementing rabies control programs.

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17 April 2017

Maximising the reach of the REC through veterinary schools

Maximising the reach of the REC through veterinary schools

In the Philippines, the GARC online education tools are being integrated into some veterinary college curricula. Here we share two stories about how the skills of students are being boosted so that they can participate more confidently in rabies education and vaccination in their communities.

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3 April 2017

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

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.

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27 March 2017

Communicating rabies information whilst supporting schools

Communicating rabies information whilst supporting schools

In celebration of Rabies Awareness Month in the Philippines this March, GARC and the Department of Education (DepEd) are collaborating to include a rabies information campaign as part of the Brigada Eskwela Program for school

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22 March 2017

Workshop on Surveillance and Control of Rabies for the Middle East and Central Asia

Workshop on Surveillance and Control of Rabies for the Middle East and Central Asia

An 11-day on-site course organized by the Pasteur Institute of Iran with the support of many partners including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the PREDEMICS consortium. It is planned for October 8th to 19th 2017 at the Pasteur Institut of Iran.

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