See how others around the world are using GARC’s rabies education platform to better the lives of their communities. This article focuses on how Cavite State University in the Philippines uses the GEP courses to train their students in rabies vaccination techniques to serve as additional person-power during mass vaccination events. Read more here.
The Rotary Club of Lipa West recently changed the lives of more than 350 children for the better. They got involved with community education, teaching children about rabies and responsible pet ownership using some of the GARC resources, helping to reduce human rabies cases in the future. Read more about the great work done here.
West African countries continue to make good progress towards achieving the global goal of Zero by 30 by learning about the latest tools, technologies and strategies for rabies elimination and humane dog population management. Read more about the most recent PARACON workshop here.
It’s true! Twenty-four million children in the Philippines will be reached through GARC programmes. Read here about how GARC has worked tirelessly with local government authorities and other partners in the Philippines to ensure that 24 million children will be educated on rabies.
Namibian government officials, the OIE and GARC are working together to improve the recording of vaccination data and reduce rabies cases in the north of Namibia. Read about how these efforts have resulted in a marked decrease in the number of animal and human rabies cases due to their mass vaccination efforts.
Not all dogs are equal, but GARC and its partners are working together to change this through humane dog population management (HDPM) – specifically through the ICAM coalition. Read about the importance of HDPM in rabies control and how we can all work together to address this issue.
World Rabies Day was once again a massive success, thanks to your participation. Through your activities and efforts, the profile of rabies globally was elevated. Read more about some of the great things that you did around the world.
Since the launch of ‘Zero by 30’ in 2018, the United Against Rabies collaboration has made progress to empower, engage and enable countries to reach the rabies elimination goal by 2030. Released today on World Rabies Day, the first annual progress report describes the incremental, collaborative impact of the four partners in promoting the One Health approach and achieving the three objectives of the Global Strategic Plan.
In preparation for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) meeting in June 2019, a Stepwise Approach towards Rabies Elimination (SARE) workshop was held in New Delhi, India to assess its progress in rabies control. It was conducted from 6–8 June, with federal representatives from various ministries, including the Animal Husbandry Commissioner and the Joint Secretary of Livestock Health.