After more than a decade of service, our old newsletter template has retired. Read about our thoughts behind this fresh new look, the meanings behind the choices made and what we aim to achieve. Discover the way forward with us and how you can get involved, be it from the comfort of your home or working within your community.
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.
Not all dogs are equal, but GARC and its partners are working together to change this through humane dog population management (HDPM) – specifically through the ICAM coalition. Read about the importance of HDPM in rabies control and how we can all work together to address this issue.
World Rabies Day was once again a massive success, thanks to your participation. Through your activities and efforts, the profile of rabies globally was elevated. Read more about some of the great things that you did around the world.