College of Veterinary Medicine

Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

The WSU Rabies Vaccination Program

Dr. Felix Lankester at a Maasai Boma

The WSU Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health works with partners around the world to help reduce the threat of rabies to people in and around the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania.  The goal is to use this rabies-free zone as a model for other parts of Africa and Asia.

Please join us in our efforts to support global health. To find out how you can help, please contact Lynne Haley, director of development, at or 509-335-5021.

Rabies Project Partners

  • Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago researchers Lisa Faust and Anna Czupryna
  • University of Glasgow researchers Sarah Cleaveland, Katie Hampson, and Tiziana Lembo
  • MSD Animal Health donates the vaccines
  • Tanzanian Wildlife Research Institute
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority
  • Serengeti Health Initiative field staff Dr. Imam Mzimbiri, Machunde Bigambo, Israel Silaa and Paulo Tango

Villagers in East Africa lining up for their dogs to be vaccinated

By Helping to Vaccinate a Dog, You Can Save a Child's Life

To make a gift by mail:
Please make check payable to the WSU Foundation and indicate it is for the Allen School's Rabies Program.  Send the check to:

Lynne Haley
PO Box 647010
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-7010


The Seattle Sounders Football Club, a major league soccer team, visited Tanazina in 2012 and volunteered time at the rabies vaccination clinic in Kamba Ya Simba, Tanzania. Read more about the Sounders Trip to Tanzania.


Last Edited: Apr 30, 2013 3:13 PM   

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