In preparation of World Rabies Day, we would like to invite you to a webinar, organized by FAO, OIE, WHO and GARC offices in Asia and the Pacific Region to create awareness about the FAO/OIE/ WHO/GARC global plan to end human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030.

Speakers will also zoom in on the rabies situation in Asia. The webinar will be held in English. You are warmly welcome to join us!


Day 1 (September 24 - 14:00 to 16:00 Bangkok Time)

  • Welcome by moderator
  • Global strategic plan: Zero by 30, B. Abela-Ridder, WHO
  • Rabies surveillance: practical linking piloted in the Philippines under OIE STANDZ, R. Abila, OIE 
  • Strengthening national rabies elimination programs through SARE and GARC education platform C. Amparo, GARC
  • Update oral vaccination of dogs project in Thailand K. Chanachai, DLD Thailand
  • Discussion (questions can be asked by email or chat)

Day 2 (September 25 - 14:00 to 16:00 Bangkok Time)

  • Welcome by moderator
  • Reduced Post-exposure rabies Prophylaxis (PEP) regimen recommended by WHO, G. Gongal, WHO-SEARO
  • Latest development of the OIE international standards toward Zero by 30, G. Torres, OIE
  • Attaining a dog vaccination coverage through dog restraint mechanism, E. Brum, FAO Bangladesh : see the Video on Capture-Handling of Dogs for Mass Dog Vaccination here: Part 1  Part 2  Part 3
  • Fighting misconceptions about rabies through edutainment, S. Jayme, GARC see the video on Education for a Rabies free Ilocos Norte HERE.
  • Discussion (questions can be asked by email or chat)



  1. Click on this link (https://fao.adobeconnect.com/_a1026619000/world_rabies_webiar/) 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start.
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  3. Register with your full name and your country (example: Name_Country).

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