Newsletter Issue 73

April, 2022

Welcome to the April newsletter! We are particularly excited about this issue as this is the issue where you will find out what the World Rabies Day theme is for 2022! Not only that, but we have some other fantastic stories from around the world to share!

GARC News Articles

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The World Rabies Day 2022 theme is here!

The long-anticipated moment is upon us! Look inside to find out what this year’s World Rabies Day theme is and how you can get involved, not only on World Rabies Day, but throughout the whole year. Don’t wait, look inside!
Biting dog on grass

Easily track bite cases with GARCs latest mobile app feature

Make tracking bite cases in the community easy by collecting essential data with the GARC mobile phone app’s latest feature. You can now record bite cases in the field to identify high-risk areas and plan your rabies programs. Add this as another feature of the Rabies Epidemiological Bulletin and the GARC app for your mobile phone.
Owner holds dog while it is vaccinated against rabies, Philippines.

Boehringer Ingelheim and GARC build momentum across Asia in the fight against rabies

Planning a mass dog vaccination campaign can be challenging. There are many factors to consider before starting, and making data driven decisions can be key to saving money and making your campaign more effective. GARC partnered with Boehringer Ingelheim to deliver a planning workshop for BI country teams across 4 Asian countries, to empower the teams to deliver effective and efficient vaccination campaigns to come. Learn more inside!
Rabies vaccination teams track vaccination with the GARC app

Namibia drives rabies elimination through data-driven decisions.

The Namibian government’s rabies vaccination program has taken additional steps to ensure that it relies on more informative and accurate data-driven decisions. See how data is helping them to progress towards the control and elimination of rabies. Read more inside!
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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!