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The Case for Investment

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Rabies is 100% preventable. The Case for Investment sets out how the world can end all human deaths through dog vaccination and prompt access to treatment.

The potential effect of improved provision of rabies post-exposure prophylaxis in Gavi-eligible countries: a modelling study

Creation Date: January 2019, The Lancet
Produced By: WHO Rabies Modelling Consortium

Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis saves many lives, but poor availability remains in many rabies-endemic countries. Epidemiological and economic models are used to investigate the effect of an investment in post-exposure prophylaxis by Gavi.



Namibia’s national plan for rabies elimination delivers benefits

Creation Date: 26 April 2022
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The Republic of Namibia has achieved a significant reduction in human rabies deaths since 2015 from an average of 26 cases to 0-2 cases annually. Significant progress has also been made in controlling the disease in dogs and livestock.