Thank you, Jacques!
Read about one of our most dedicated volunteers, Dr Jacques Barrat. Jacques has not only dedicated much of his life’s work to eliminating rabies, but even after retirement, has continued to contribute to rabies elimination through his volunteer efforts. Read a personal note from him about his background and love for selflessly helping others, especially in terms of rabies elimination.
Thank you, Brigitte!
Read about one of our most dedicated volunteers, Dr Brigitte Dunais, who has dedicated so much of her time to translating content into French. Read a personal note from her about why she has given her time and expertise to help fight rabies.
Times have been tough for all of us around the world, but you have continued to share your generosity with us and with all those suffering because of rabies. From everyone at GARC and all the people and animals that have been saved through your support, we would like to say a big Thank You to all our donors and volunteers!
Our GARC Education Platform courses have made a huge impact on rabies education worldwide. However, this would never have been possible without you – our GEP course graduates. Through the REC course alone, we estimate that we have reached more than 5,65 million people with life-saving knowledge. Thank you!
The theme for this year’s World Rabies Day has been revealed! Find out what (and when) World Rabies Day is, how you can participate and how we make it easy for you! Understand why we chose this theme and what you can do to make a difference by raising global awareness about rabies. Find out more about how you can contribute and how your voice can join millions of others from around the world to make rabies a disease of the history books.
Although most of us may be stuck in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that hasn’t stopped this fantastic group of people in China who have worked to translate the REC into Simplified Chinese. We have worked with our newest collaborators from CBCGDF in China to expand the reach of the GARC Education Platform, helping to save millions more lives.
The latest viral challenge has hit our shores with the #TwoPointSixChallenge! Read about how you can take part in the London Marathon – from your own home! Join the global challenge and run, hop, skip, flip pancakes, eat or even (video) game your way to helping eliminate rabies.
In a span of several weeks, life as we know it has changed due to COVID-19. The statistics are staggering with 2.5 billion people in more than 35 countries practicing social distancing at the most extreme possible way - by staying at home. Schools and most businesses, except for essential services, have shut meaning that everyday life has changed for most of us for the foreseeable future. As of this writing, there have been more than 2 million confirmed cases and a hundred of thousand deaths globally, with these numbers growing rapidly on a daily basis.
Ethiopia has made some huge strides towards achieving their goal of rabies elimination by 2030. Through their first ever Ethiopian Rabies Day on February 10, renewed political will, commitment and support was achieved. This momentous day will help to drive rabies efforts in future years, not limiting people in Ethiopia to raising disease awareness on September 28 alone. Read about what was done and how this huge feat was achieved.
If you are looking for an inspirational and heart-warming story, this article has it all. Read something a little different as we hear first-hand from a proud mother and rabies champion in China about how she and some children helped raise rabies awareness and fundraise for animals in need. The children sold paintings at a silent auction to raise money for a local animal shelter. Be inspired and take action in your own way to make a difference and save both human and animal lives.