17 November 2016

Recent Research - November 2016

Recent Research - November 2016

A round up of recent research studies aligned with GARC's mission

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16 November 2016

World Rabies Day 2016 Celebration in the Philippines: Moving towards Rabies-free by 2020

The Philippines is among the seven Southeast Asian countries where canine rabies is still highly endemic, and so the World Rabies Day celebration presents an opportunity to educate and involve Filipinos in the shared goal to ultimately eliminate rabies in the country by the year 2020.

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15 November 2016

Where do we go from here?

The editorial for the November 2016 newsletter. Trump’s success represents an overthrow of the establishment and a period of uncertainty. What impact will it have on support for international aid and global rabies prevention efforts?

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14 November 2016

“Rabies control tackled locally and advanced globally” explored at 27th RITA meeting

“Rabies control tackled locally and advanced globally” explored at 27th RITA meeting

​The annual Rabies in the Americas (RITA) conference was held on October 23-28th in Belem, Brazil in the heart (and the heat!) of the Amazon region and brought together veterinarians, public health officials, academics and students to present and discuss the latest research on rabies and how to control and prevent its spread in domestic animals and wildlife in the Americas.

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14 November 2016

Helping countries to help themselves: the updated SARE tool

Helping countries to help themselves: the updated SARE tool

GARC in collaboration with the FAO and other partners has worked tirelessly over the past months to revise and improve upon the SARE tool.

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12 November 2016

Journalism students experience rabies control in action

Journalism students experience rabies control in action

Journalism students from University of Los Baños have been reporting on the CARE project in Ilocos Norte

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11 November 2016

2015 GARC annual report – a very productive year

2015 GARC annual report – a very productive year

We’re pleased to share our 2015 Annual Report, which provides an opportunity to reflect on the major achievements in rabies prevention and control that happened over the year.

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11 November 2016

Could more people survive rabies?

A recent article by Mani et al. discusses a new trend in India: within the last 6 years there have been six survivors of clinical rabies contracted from dogs. The authors attribute this upward trend in survival to increased access to conventional critical care facilities and more doctors trying to save rabies patients.

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8 November 2016

Thermotolerant vaccines: A game changer?

Thermotolerant vaccines: A game changer?

In 2015–16, a collaborative project between WSU and MSD Animal Health began investigating whether the commonly-used canine rabies vaccine Nobivac® Rabies had thermotolerant properties. The first phase of this trial, which investigated the effect that various levels of non cold-chain storage had on the potency of the vaccine, indicated that this vaccine retained its efficacy following storage at 25°C for six months and 30°C for three months.

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8 November 2016

Congratulations to the recipients of the World Rabies Day MSD Animal Health Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the World Rabies Day MSD Animal Health Awards

GARC is honoured to recognise outstanding contributions to rabies prevention with the first World Rabies Day MSD Animal Health Awards.

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