World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day is the first and only global day of action and awareness for rabies prevention. It is an opportunity to  unite as a community and for individuals, NGOs and governments to connect and share their work.

Created and coordinated annually by GARC, World Rabies Day, September 28th, focuses on rabies endemic countries, to increase community awareness of the disease and its prevention. World Rabies Day also raises the profile of national and local control programmes and acts as a springboard for year-round capacity building and awareness.

It’s up to all of us now to make elimination a reality. World Rabies Day is an opportunity to play your part and bring an end to the unnecessary suffering and death caused by rabies.

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Update: Congratulations to the 2017 World Rabies Day Awardees - view them here.

Update: View World Rabies Day news from around the world.