In collaboration with the PiP My Pet Technologies based in Vancouver, Canada, WSU is developing a facial recognition cellphone application to be used to identify dogs that have been vaccinated for rabies to assess vaccination coverage in rural areas in Tanzania.
What is your role with Rabies Free Africa and what attracted you to this role? My role is to reduce rabies by making sure all dogs and cats are vaccinated. What attracted me to this role is the way I see how rabies affected the lives of livestock and humans, and I wanted to be […]
Maliki Musa is a field assistant with Rabies Free Tanzania based out of Arusha. Why is it important to eliminate rabies? In my role as a field assistant, I conduct household surveys and evaluate the validation of rabies free vaccination campaigns. It is important to eliminate rabies since it can cause immediate death to human […]
Ahmed Lugelo is a project manager for Rabies Free Tanzania. Why is it important to eliminate rabies? I have been working with the rabies project in the Mara region of northern Tanzania for more than six years. Rabies is a serious public health problem in the Mara region, with more than 2,500 animal bite victims being […]
Sarah Mollel is a program coordinator for Global Animal Health Tanzania. Sarah works closely with the Rabies Free Tanzania team to coordinate vaccination clinics and research. Where do you live? I live in Arusha. What is your role in the program? I am the country programs Coordinator in Tanzania. Why is it important to eliminate […]