Surveillance is critical to achieving rabies elimination, but it is not always easy to implement effectively. A champion from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has taken it upon himself to implement a comprehensive surveillance system in the Kongo-Central province using the GARC surveillance tools. Read about how he has championed efforts to take the DRC closer to rabies elimination.
One Health is on everyone’s minds and features heavily on the global agenda. However, the biggest challenge still lies with how to operationalize One Health – how can we turn this concept into something that is actionable? Rabies provides the ideal scenario to operationalize One Health. Read about the One Health activities in the Philippines from the National Rabies Awareness Month and how One Health is so important for rabies elimination.
When it comes to rabies, having the correct information can be lifesaving. Finding the right information at the right time can, however, be difficult. GARC has created a series of quick reference posters to help you to always have access to the most vital information in an easily understandable and convenient way. Find out more inside!
The long-anticipated moment is upon us! Look inside to find out what this year’s World Rabies Day theme is and how you can get involved, not only on World Rabies Day, but throughout the whole year.
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Make tracking bite cases in the community easy by collecting essential data with the GARC mobile phone app’s latest feature. You can now record bite cases in the field to identify high-risk areas and plan your rabies programs. Add this as another feature of the Rabies Epidemiological Bulletin and the GARC app for your mobile phone.
Planning a mass dog vaccination campaign can be challenging. There are many factors to consider before starting, and making data driven decisions can be key to saving money and making your campaign more effective. GARC partnered with Boehringer Ingelheim to deliver a planning workshop for BI country teams across 4 Asian countries, to empower the teams to deliver effective and efficient vaccination campaigns to come. Learn more inside!
The Namibian government’s rabies vaccination program has taken additional steps to ensure that it relies on more informative and accurate data-driven decisions. See how data is helping them to progress towards the control and elimination of rabies. Read more inside!
The year has gotten off to a strong start as we continue to work towards the Zero by 30 goal. Two more African countries – Burkina Faso and Nigeria – have completed SARE workshops, developed a work plan and are now on the internationally recognized path to rabies elimination.
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