Zanzibar

Rabies Elimination Progress

Latest SARE score: 2.5 (2018)
In-country SARE assessment done: Sim
(2018)

The Stepwise Approach towards Rabies Elimination (SARE) is a practical planning, monitoring and evaluation tool to guide, develop and refine rabies control programmes. It provides measurable steps, designed as a logical flow of activities, to progress from Stage 0 to Stage 5, in efforts towards freedom from dog-transmitted rabies.

 

A SARE score of 2.5 out of 5 signifies a country where a national rabies control programme being implemented nationwide, with clear inter-sectoral collaboration.

 

2018: In-country SARE assessment
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2017: SARE assessment at a PARACON meeting
2016: SARE assessment at a PARACON meeting
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Epidemiological Data

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In-country Capacity Building

Novembro 2020
Unguja
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GARC supported the implementation of a second strategic island-wide mass dog vaccination campaign. To this end, GARC donated 13,000 doses of rabies vaccine, GARC Data Loggers and expertise to ensure the success of the campaign.

Novembro 2020
Unguja
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GARC trained the laboratory staff in the use of the Rabies Case Surveillance (RCS) component of the REB, which will enable them to easily map and record every sample diagnosed at the laboratory.

Novembro 2018
Unguja island / Stone town
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GARC further supported the island-wide strategic dog vaccination campaign through the provision of sets of animal handling equipment, training on the use of the equipment and additional offline educational training, which resulted in 16 people receiving their Animal Handling and Vaccination Certificate.

 

Setembro 2018
South Africa
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Network / Workshop participation:
Attended the "New WHO recommendations on human rabies immunization and results of Gavi’s Learning Agenda on rabies & 2nd international meeting of the Pan-African Rabies Control Network (PARACON)" (more information)

Janeiro 2018
Unguja island
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GARC facilitated an in-country SARE workshop that was attended by all of the relevant stakeholders from the country. In addition to completing the SARE assessment, the meeting focussed on the development of a unique short-term action plan for rabies elimination. 

Setembro 2017
South Africa
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Network / Workshop participation:
Attended the "2nd sub-Regional PARACON meeting" (more information)

Agosto 2017
Unguja island
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GARC supported the implementation of a strategic island-wide mass dog vaccination campaign. To this end, GARC donated 10,000 doses of rabies vaccine, GARC Data Loggers and expertise to ensure the success of the campaign.

Janeiro 2017
Pemba island
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GARC facilitated the implementation of rabies surveillance on the island by providing the reagents and training required to effectively implement the direct, rapid immunohisthochemical test (DRIT).

Janeiro 2017
Unguja island / Stonetown
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GARC undertook a refresher training on Integrated Bite Case Management for the rabies focal persons working across the island. The GARC Data Logger (GDL) - a custom developed rabies vaccination tracking device - was beta tested for the first time during a small-scale dog vaccination campaign.

Outubro 2016
South Africa
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Attended the "Southern African Rabies Community" meeting (more information)

Julho 2016
Stone town
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GARC facilitated an offline GARC Education Platform (GEP) training workshops, which resulted in 21 people receiving their Rabies Educator Certificate.

Julho 2016
Unguja island / Stonetown
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GARC facilitated the implementation of rabies surveillance on the island by providing the reagents and training required to effectively implement the direct, rapid immunohisthochemical test (DRIT). In addition, a comprehensive Integrated Bite Case Management (IBCM) workshop held with rabies focal points from across the island.