Children's storybook reading about the importance of vaccinating your dog against rabies with Michelle Agas reading GARC's book.

Online Storytelling reaches 80,000 children on World Rabies Day 2020

Using an online streaming event for their World Rabies Day celebrations, storyteller Michelle Agas read the newest story from the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) called “Kakabakaba sa Bakuna” (I’m Afraid of Vaccination), which reached more than 80,000 children in the Philippines. The story teaches children about the importance of vaccination against rabies, making their vaccinated pets into superheroes.
Dr Akanbi educating people about rabies after completing the GARC education platform.

A sad reminder from Nigeria: putting rabies education into perspective

After witnessing the tragic deaths of two children from rabies, Dr Akanbi - a Nigerian veterinarian - used the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) Education Platform courses and education resources to help her drive rabies elimination efforts in Nigeria by educating children and raising awareness.
Rabies Saviors appeal, health workers provide PEP to rabies bite victim.

Rabies Saviors Appeal: A huge thank you to our supporters!

We would like to thank all of the supporters of GARC’s "Rabies Saviors" appeal. With your support, we donated personal protective equipment to health centers and the veterinary office of Muntinlupa City, ensuring that health workers are able to continue to provide treatment to bite victims and people who may have been exposed to rabies. Thank you!
End Rabies: Collaborate, Vaccinate is the World Rabies Day theme for 2020.

GARC thanks the communities and stakeholders from around the world for supporting World Rabies Day 2020

The Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) thanks the communities and stakeholders from around the world for supporting World Rabies Day 2020.
IVSA and GARC partner to deliver a partnership to mold the future of rabies control.

The Next Generation of Rabies Champions – World Rabies Day 2020

Global Alliance for Rabies Control and the International Veterinary Student Association have formed a partnership to work towards molding the next generation of veterinary professionals to become rabies champions at a local, national and international level.
GARC driven mass dog vaccination to eliminate rabies, Philippines

Coping with COVID-19 need not derail progress against rabies

A media publication in The Conversation about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted rabies elimination efforts. However, the work of the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) continues on, through the development of new and innovative ways to eliminate rabies, even when attention is focused elsewhere.
World Rabies Day 2020. End Rabies: Collaborate, Vaccinate

The big countdown!

There is less than a month to go before that major day for raising awareness against the world’s deadliest Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) - rabies. World Rabies Day (September 28th) is nearing and while COVID-19 still seems like the Big Bad Wolf scaring everyone, rabies continues to be the wicked Cruella de Vil consistently lurking in the background.
A dog being vaccinated against rabies and the data captured using the GARC Data Logger (GDL).

Dogs and data: Lilongwe SPCA (Malawi) shares their experiences with surveillance during mass vaccination campaigns

Vaccinating dogs is critical to achieving rabies elimination, but it is also important to be able to showcase efforts and success. Lilongwe SPCA (Malawi) shares their experiences with the GARC Data Logger (GDL) and how it has helped save time and money, enabling them to reach more dogs and save more lives.
"I'm scared of vaccination" children's storybook about rabies front cover.

Adjusting to the new normal: Continuing children’s rabies education through an adapted animated video

With schools staying closed and millions of children worldwide missing out on critical education, many schools have gone digital. To adapt, one of GARC’s education programs has worked with partners to adapt a storybook about rabies into an animated video. Through collaboration, the video will reach millions more children, educating them to help End Rabies Now.
Rabies Saviors (health workers) deliver rabies post-exposure vaccine while wearing PPE to protect people from COVID-19 and rabies.

Protecting our frontline rabies saviors in the Philippines from COVID-19

Rabies work in the Philippines came to a grinding halt when COVID-19 struck, but through perseverance and dedication, the saviors – our human and animal health workers - on the ground are back to saving lives from rabies. This was only possible with personal protective equipment like masks and disinfectant. Read how GARC helped kickstart activities again and how you can ensure that people at risk of rabies continue to receive life-saving treatment.