Newsletter Issue 66

December, 2020

GARC News Articles

Professor Louis Nel, Executive Director of GARC, sits with his two dogs.

Concluding the year 2020, strange as it was – a message from our Executive Director.

Our Executive Director, Professor Louis Nel, gives his personal insight into 2020, the achievements that we have made, and what we can learn from a strange and challenging year. His words give hope that we will always continue to progress our efforts to reach our goal of rabies elimination, no matter the challenge – anything is possible if we continue to work together as a united community against rabies.
Dr Sarah Jayme presents during World Rabies Day celebration for GARC.

Farewell and thank you to Dr Sarah Jayme

It is with heavy hearts that we bid one of our team members farewell, after 7 years of dedicated service. We would like to thank Dr Sarah Jayme for her many years of work and her efforts to help drive GARC’s mission to achieving rabies elimination. We wish her all the best. Read about Sarah and her contributions over the years inside.
I vaccinate my pet against rabies photo collage, World Rabies Day 2020

World Rabies Day shines again!

The GARC team would like to thank you – as a member of the global rabies community – for helping make World Rabies Day 2020 such a success. The results have blown us away, with participation records being broken. You have truly shown the power of collaboration to help end rabies. Thank you!
Gabon SARE workshop facilitated by GARC and the FAO and opened by the Minister of Agriculture.

A world first for rabies elimination: Gabon strides towards Zero by 30.

A world first has just taken place in the central African country of Gabon. Stakeholders from Gabon came together in a truly One Health manner and have completed the first ever online SARE workshop. In addition to hosting such a revolutionary event, Gabon has made significant progress in rabies elimination efforts, as demonstrated by the result obtained in the SARE evaluation.
#3ToBeFree campaign by GARC to raise money for rabies elimination in Zanzibar.

#3ToBeFree campaign

It takes just three to be free from rabies. Three dollars, three friends supporting us. With your support, we can help vaccinate three hundred and thirty-three dogs in 6 Shehias/towns (3x2). Help prevent a person from dying every 9 minutes (3x3) from rabies, by supporting our campaign. Our work in Zanzibar is close to completion - will you help us make the island rabies-free? For just $3 this festive season, you can help save the life of a dog and protect people in local communities.
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