Aiming for elimination of dog-mediated human rabies cases by 2030

Vet Rec. 2016 Jan 23;178(4):86-7. doi: 10.1136/vr.i51.


A conference organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC), in Geneva on December 10 to 11, 2015, saw delegates from nearly 100 countries meet to discuss the WHO's goal of eliminating dog-mediated human rabies by 2030 and work on a new framework to focus efforts towards achieving this goal. Suzanne Jarvis reports.

Publication types

  • News

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Congresses as Topic
  • Disease Eradication*
  • Dog Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Dogs
  • Global Health*
  • Humans
  • Organizational Objectives
  • Rabies / prevention & control*
  • Rabies / veterinary
  • World Health Organization*