RESQ against Rabies
2016 - 2021
Due to the increased number of Rabies-suspected animals being reported to our helplines, in 2016, RESQ collaborated with Bangalore based organisation, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE supported by the Wellcome Trust, UK/Department of Biotechnology, Government of India Alliance program). Dr, Abi T. Vanak's team and RESQ worked together on creating a Rabies Response Unit, Quarantine and Testing Facility, conducted an Stray Dog Population Estimation Study in Pune City (2018) and ran several studies involving Population Level Sero-Survey of Rabies Antibodies, Population Dynamics Cohort and Vaccine Efficacy Studies. Jointly, our work was presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC's International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID).