NECTM6 - 6th Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine

Raising awareness of rabies elimination among the travel medicine community

GARC partners with Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut in the fight against rabies

At the end of March 2016, GARC signed a memorandum of understanding with the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI) in Germany. This MOU promotes the exploration of common interests and opportunities for collaboration as we strive towards the elimination of canine rabies.

Rabies Awareness Month in the Philippines

GARC gets involved in the annual Rabies Awareness Month activities in the Philippines

September 28, 2016 is the 10th World Rabies Day

In the run up to the 10th World Rabies Day, we reflect on why it still matters

DRIT training in Lesotho

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REC and AVC training in Lesotho

There has been a large increase in the number of REC and AVC graduates in Lesotho following a workshop in the country last week. This item originally appeared on our Facebook feed.

Veterinarian trainers integrate rabies awareness into community engagement studies in South Africa

The University of Pretoria (UP) Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty has integrated the Rabies Educator Certificate (REC) into their veterinarian-training coursework this year. This online rabies-awareness resource was included in the veterinary school’s community-engagement module, part of which focuses on rabies education.

The Global Framework to eliminate rabies deaths by 2030

On March 16th, the OIE and WHO, FAO and GARC released the final version of the global framework for the elimination of dog-mediated human rabies.

The End Rabies Now Campaign Launches

The End Rabies Now (ERN) campaign was officially launched on Wednesday, 24 February at the British Houses of Parliament in London. The ERN campaign is calling for an end to human deaths from dog-mediated rabies by 2030.

Rabies control in the SDG era

The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted in September 2015, have a wide reach, encompassing economic development, education, justice, peace and environmental sustainability. Besides the health goal that specifically mentions neglected tropical disease (NTD) elimination, several of the other goals (related to poverty, inequality, education, and infrastructure) could directly and indirectly benefit rabies control.