Workshop planning

Two more African countries align themselves with the Global Strategic Plan

The year has gotten off to a strong start as we continue to work towards the Zero by 30 goal. Two more African countries – Burkina Faso and Nigeria – have completed SARE workshops, developed a work plan and are now on the internationally recognized path to rabies elimination. Read more inside!
GARC Education Platform's global reach

10,000 REC graduates educate millions globally!

At the end of 2021, we celebrated a milestone when the 10,000th person graduated the Rabies Educator Certificate course. Find out how this life-saving information has reached millions of people around the world and hear from graduates about their experiences.
A theme a month on GARC's social media!

A theme a month - to help End Rabies Now!

Our message is an important one, so we have decided to present it each month in a different light! GARC is focusing each month’s social media on a specific rabies-related topic so join us in sharing the messages each month and help End Rabies Now. Watch the teaser video inside!
RAIDER trainees prepare a sample for transport. GARC RAIDER toolkit

RAIDER: Training Central African experts to improve field surveillance in remote areas

The heroics of adventurers like Indiana Jones has nothing on the heroics of the field staff and rabies professionals working to eliminate rabies. Our RAIDER toolkit and recent diagnostic training shows how the RAIDER can make a difference in Central and West Africa.
Boy hugging dog. #LovingDogsIsGlobal

You have helped us protect that special bond!

This Valentine’s Day you chose to show your love by donating to help us protect the special bond between people and dogs, because you too know that #LovingDogsIsGlobal and together we can save lives if we #EndRabiesNow.
Vaccination teams in Zanzibar supported by GARC

Animal health professionals take Zanzibar one step closer to rabies elimination.

Through never-ending grit and determination, animal health professionals across Zanzibar are progressing the country’s rabies elimination efforts by vaccinating dogs across the island every year with the help of the GARC App on their mobile phones. Learn more inside.
Professor Louis Nel, Executive Director of GARC

A word from our Executive Director

Hear from our Executive Director, Professor Louis Nel, as he briefly reflects on our purpose and quintessential strategy, and thanks our partners and collaborators for their support.
GARC's activities in 2021

Overview of the main activities of GARC in 2021

We look back at 2021 and highlight some of our activities and achievements for the year. While our ability to provide in-person support continued to be significantly hindered because of travel restrictions and lockdowns, we remained committed to ensure that the goal of rabies elimination should not be forgotten during these extraordinary times.
World Rabies Day 2021 event collage

Facts, not Fear in the spotlight for World Rabies Day 2021!

World Rabies Day 2021 was made a success by all of you in the rabies community! GARC would like to thank you all for your participation - which exceeded last year’s - and highlight some of the many activities that made 2021 so special!