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APCRI was mooted by Prof. Dr. M.K. Sudarshan and others in the year 1998 with a vision to make India Rabies Free. Since then, it has become a prime and one of the most vibrant scientific organization in the field of rabies elimination with a strength of about 750 life members. Now APCRI serves as a platform that brings together the best minds in the country comprising of medical professionals, veterinary doctors and others for Advocacy, Research & Information dissemination about prevention & control of Rabies. APCRI led by an excellent team of rabies experts and dedicated people and is actively involved in conducting rabies related research, organizing conferences, Continuing Medical Education (CME) programmes, symposia, lectures, trainings, scientific publications, book releases, etc. and has a pan India representation with global impact.

APCRI has its own official indexed and peer reviewed journal on prevention and control of rabies which is published biannually. It is indexed in Index Copernicus International vide ISSN 0973-5038.

APCRI, with the technical and financial assistance from World Health Organization (WHO) undertook the landmark national multi-centric rabies survey India during 2002-2004. In 2017, it conducted another Indian multi-centric rabies survey to assess programmatic experiences on rabies control with technical and operational support of WHO.

About Us

Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India (APCRI) is the pioneer organisation established to serve as a glimmer of hope for the control of Rabies in India. APCRI was founded in 1998 by a group of committed and dedicated rabies professionals at a meeting in Bangkok, followed by in Bangalore at NIAS, IISC. Since then APCRI has evolved in to a national establishment that is leading the war against Rabies in the country.
1. To bring out regularly a bulletin of the association, which will cover the various scientific aspects of Rabies and will keep us updated regarding newer developments on this fatal disease.
2. To organize workshop /seminars /symposia/CME programmes on this subject in different parts of our country. These programmes will be organized in collaboration with the local branches of Indian Medical Association, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Associations of Community Medicine, Association of Physicians of India, and other non-governmental organizations.
"Comprised of Medical and Veterinary Professionals and Public Health Persons, APCRI serves as a platform that brings together the best minds in the country for Advocacy, Research and Information dissemination in the field of Rabies."
"Individuals and Organisations can join India's fight against Rabies by registering for free with the APCRI Rabies Network. This enables you to receive Updates on recent Developments, APCRI programs and activity notifications, APCRI Newsletter, access to APCRI e-journal and more. Reports & pictures of your activities against rabies in your area can also be posted on the APCRI website."