The Paul G. Allen School for Global Health’s Rabies Vaccination Program

The WSU Paul G. Allen School for Global Health is working with international partners to eliminate rabies as a cause of human suffering and death by 2030 as part of the “Zero by 30” campaign launched by the World Health Organization, World Organization for Animal Health, and the Food and Agriculture Organization. Rabies is one […]

WSU rabies vaccination teams reach one million dogs in East Africa

Working with African governments and building on international and local partnerships, Washington State University’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health is developing the next strategies for the elimination of rabies as a human health threat.

Boys walking multiple dogs on leashes.

Partnering with Veterinarians and Clients to End Rabies

Beginning in the summer of 2015, the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health is partnering with veterinary clinics and their clients to eliminate rabies as a public health problem worldwide. The goal is zero human deaths by 2030. “We are partnering with veterinary clinics around the country because together we can do more […]

Boy carrying two puppies after they have been vaccinated. There is a long line waiting for vaccines behind him.

Vaccinate a Dog and Save a Child’s Life

At 8:00 a.m. people in an East African village have already begun to line up with their dogs. Mostly it is young boys with their pets coming to one of the many free rabies vaccination clinics set up around the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania. “There can be 200 people in line at a […]

Dr. Lankester with a Maasai giving a puppy a rabies vaccination.