The training is intended to provide participants knowledge on the current rabies situation in the Philippines, updates on management of human rabies, animal bites and adverse reactions to vaccination, updates on rabies diagnosis and on-going control programs in the Philippines and cold chain management, The training also aims to improve the participants’ proficiency in intradermal administration of rabies vaccine and in the administration of rabies immunegobulin

Course Topics:

  1. Rabies Epidemiology Rabies the Disease
  2. Management of Rabies Exposures
  3. Update on the Current Situation of Rabies in the Philippines and the National Rabies Control Program
  4. Update on the Current Situation of Animal Rabies in the Philippines
  5. Leprosy Awareness
  6. Cold Chain Management
  7. Laboratory Diagnosis of Rabies
  8. Rabies Act Management of Adverse Reactions
  9. Management of Rabies in Humans Post
  10. Exposure Prophylaxis Failures
  11. ABTC Certification Recording and Reporting Forms

Outputs Expected/Competency Gained:

  1. Recognizing and categorizing rabies exposures
  2. Decision making for common scenarios of post exposure prophylaxis and indications for pre-exposure prophylaxis
  3. Management of adverse reactions

Skill in the following:

  1. Intradermal injection
  2. Administration of rabies immuneglobulin

Schedule of Training
1. May 29 – June 16, 2023 – FULL COURSE (BLENDED)
2. September 4-22, 2023 – FULL COURSE (BLENDED)
3. November 27 – December 15, 2023 – FULL COURSE (BLENDED)

The new WHO and DOH guidelines on animal bite management were released in 2018. All health workers who have undergone Animal Bite Training before February 2018 need to undergo a refresher course.

Number of Days:
3-Week Blended Course (Total of 33 hours) with Asynchronous Online Didactics, 2 Live Sessions, and 1 Face to Face Practicum Session

Unit conducting the training
Medical Department

Must be a registered doctor or registered nurse who are or will be involved in the management of animal bites (e.g. medical staff of animal bite clinic or animal bite treatment centers)

How To Register
Please click here or scan the QR code to register.

Contact Number
Trunkline: (02) 8807-2631 local 801
Contact Person: Emee M. Villablanca

Registration fee
FULL COURSE: Php 6,000.00/participant (net)