Cameroon, a Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) member country, is leading the fight against rabies within the central African region. It has taken the first critical step towards controlling and eliminating rabies by developing an up-to-date and comprehensive national control strategy.
Louise Taylor recently visited the Philippines GARC office where the team are starting a new project to assess the effectiveness of free animal bite treatment centers. She describes her day testing out the protocols in communities and animal bite treatment centers in Tarlac Province.
The Philippines is among the seven Southeast Asian countries where canine rabies is still highly endemic, and so the World Rabies Day celebration presents an opportunity to educate and involve Filipinos in the shared goal to ultimately eliminate rabies in the country by the year 2020.
The editorial for the November 2016 newsletter. Trump’s success represents an overthrow of the establishment and a period of uncertainty. What impact will it have on support for international aid and global rabies prevention efforts?
GARC’s Communities Against Rabies Exposure (CARE) project site in Ilocos Norte received an award for being one of the Best Local Government Unit Rabies Program Implementers in the Philippines during the national celebration of the World Rabies Day on September 28th in Quezon City.