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GARC’s Final Portuguese and Spanish Newsletters

It is with sadness that we announce that the September 2017 issue is the last issue of the GARC newsletter that will be translated into Portuguese and Spanish.

Towards freedom from canine-mediated rabies in Zanzibar: Island-wide strategic dog vaccination

Zanzibar has been taking large strides towards controlling and eliminating rabies using mass dog vaccination. In fact, Zanzibar is very close to being declared the first region in Africa to be free from rabies.

Press release: Towards a rabies-free world as unparalleled global initiative gets underway

World Rabies Day 2017 marks the announcement of the biggest global anti-rabies initiative as the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and GARC reveal an ambitious plan to end human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030.
PRP Group Meeting. Foto: GARC

The Partners for Rabies Prevention support progress towards ‘Zero by 30’

The Partners for Rabies Prevention meeting held in August brought together over 40 representatives from 27 organizations to discuss international efforts to support countries as they move forward in their canine rabies elimination efforts.

The use of ivermectin in a rabies vaccination campaign

GARC contributed to improving the technique for administering ivermectin, giving dogs a better experience during a rabies vaccination campaign.

Progress towards the goal of eliminating rabies deaths by 2030

World Rabies Day is many things to many people – it reminds the world that people and animals are still dying of rabies, it raises awareness of organisations and individuals who are working to end these deaths and celebrates their efforts,  and it unites the global rabies community and reminds us all that no matter where we are, we are not alone in our efforts.
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Inviting all organisations to join the End Rabies Now campaign

We invite your organisation to take action this World Rabies Day by joining the End Rabies Now campaign.
Dog vaccination team, Ethiopia

Overcoming challenges with training that prevents rabies deaths

Daniel Stewart of GARC, an expert in dog behaviour and handling, gives a personal account of his recent work in Ethiopia.
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Shine a light on rabies heroes in your community!

The second World Rabies Day Awards, brought to you by MSD Animal Health and GARC, celebrate the great work done by individuals and organisations to end rabies.
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Africa united against rabies: The PARACON Epidemiological Bulletin

The PARACON Epidemiological Bulletin is an integrated system designed solely for rabies data collection, collation, analysis and dissemination that has been developed specifically for PARACON member countries.