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REDIPRA 13

REDIPRA 13, 201013th Meeting of Directors of Rabies Control Programs and Meeting for the Control of Canine Leishmaniasis in the Americas
(Buenos Aires, 24–26 August 2010)

Meeting Objectives

  • Analyze the progress made in the elimination of human rabies transmitted by dogs.
  • Propose strategies to achieve the elimination of the disease and the timely and coordinated mobilization of resources to areas where transmission still persists.
  • Analyze wildlife rabies surveillance and prevention strategies.
  • Analyze canine leishmaniasis surveillance and prevention strategies.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 May 2010 05:31
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Quick Reference: PAHO/WHO Resources on Rabies

the family dogThis comprehensive multimedia and multilingual listing provides an updated overview of the most important PAHO and WHO materials on rabies: videos, educational materials (some especially for children, others for classrooms), country activities, reports, publications, journal articles, epidemiological and bibliographical information systems, treatment guidelines, etc.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 May 2010 12:46
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Rabies Archives to End of 2008

dog and ownerThis page provides a comprehensive overview of all materials on rabies published by PAHO under the old website, with links to all of them. They are organized into the main categories of surveillance, prevention and control, activities (meetings and events), other PAHO materials, and general information/links (videos, slides, announcements, etc.), followed by a series of coherent respective subcategories.

Rabies Archives English | Archivos rabia español

Though the resource pages only appear in two languages, multilingual version exist for many documents in Portuguese and French as well (which is indicated when the user clicks on the respective document).

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2009 06:25

Working together to make rabies history


   The global response to World Rabies Day inaugurated on 8 September 2007 illustrates widespread recognition of the need for action to control this devastating, but easily preventable disease. Strong partnerships were forged with key international and national organizations, partners and a multitude of professional organizations and networks. The event has since been held yearly, with great success and increasing participation.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 May 2012 09:38
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Sample ImageDespite a reduction by 90% in human and canine cases in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization says that more coordinated action is needed at all levels to work together with clear determination and help make rabies history. World Rabies Day 2008 will take place September 28th.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2009 11:22
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