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.
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Most children love watching videos and although the phrase “make learning fun” is often overused and becoming a little tiresome, we have worked with our partners to create a learning platform that is enjoyable for children. Read about our award-winning animated video that helps save lives of children and their families. With your help, we can get this video to more children all over the world. Find out more about what we have done, how you have helped, and how we can work together to continue making a difference.
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.