5.3.4. Others

All workers at increased risk of rabies infection
All workers including groups who work with pets, livestock, and wildlife, laboratory staff medical staff at risk of exposure to humans infected with rabies should be trained in:
- The disease, its characteristics and the nature of the risk.
- Preventive measures (precautions, equipment for dealing with rabid animals, and pre-/post-exposure immunization needs).
- Workplace hygiene (e.g. appropriate infrastructure, biohazard control in laboratories, etc.).

Click here for international guidelines on biosafety and biosecurity.

Those in a position to raise community awareness
In order for a control program to be successful, community awareness and understanding of the rabies problem and solutions needs to be high. Consider using resources such as the Rabies Educator Certificate, part of the GARC Education Platform, to train people who can then spread rabies control messages to their communities.




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