Welcome to APCRI Journals
APCRI Journal is a scientific journal published by the Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India [APCRI]. It is published two times a year (bi-annual). It provides up to date and accurate information on all aspects of RABIES. Its ISSN is 0973-5038. It is Indexed in Index Coppernicus International.
It publishes only peer reviewed articles. The peer reviewers are all eminent persons working in similar fields as the authors. The articles are written by eminent scientists and professionals working in different fields concerning RABIES. Articles are about Rabies Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment, Development of new vaccines and immunobiologicals used in Rabies Prevention and Public Health measures required for control of Rabies in India and information about similar experiences from other regions and countries. The articles are of both Medical and Veterinary interest.
APCRI believes in the "One Health Approach" for Control of Rabies, so the articles are from both Medical and Veterinary Scientists working in different aspects of Rabies. The information from the World Health Organization, CDC Atlanta, OIE and the Global Alliance for Rabies Control are also published in the journal to keep its readers informed about the most recent and important information on the subject of Rabies, its prevention and its control.
About Our Association
The Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India (APCRI) was founded on Friday 17th April 1998 by this group of 17 committed and dedicated rabies professionals at a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.
|Founders of APCRI|
|The main proposal was mooted by Dr. Tapan Kumar Ghosh and was seconded by Dr. A. K. Dutta and Dr. Amlan Goswami .|
|At this meeting the following office bearers were unanimously chosen to form and establish the association.|
(Note: + Following the transfer of Dr. A. K. Dutta, Delhi, in April 2000, Dr. R. S. Nadig, Delhi assumed charge as Joint Secretary and Dr. S. N. Madhusudana, Bangalore, as Editor, APCRI Journal.)
The main objective for the formation of the Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India [APCRI] was to initially have a scientific and professional platform to focus on the dreaded disease of rabies and its control in India.
The first conference named APCRICON was held at Calcutta on 25th July,1999, at the Rotary Sadan in Calcutta. It was very successful and well attended. This was followed by very successful and largely attended annual conferences held in July every year at Bangalore in 2000, at Amritsar in 2001, at Jaipur in 2002, at Bhubaneshwar in 2003, at Kolkata in 2004, at Shimla in 2005, at Jammu in 2006, at Hyderabad in 2007, at Lucknow in 2008, at Thiruvananthapuram in 2009, at New Delhi in 2010, at Chennai in 2011 and at Kolkata in 2012.
APCRI Journal has been published every year from 1999 to 2006 at the time of the APCRICONs, in July. In 2006 the APCRI Journal, as well as well as the APCRI News Letter have been allotted ISSN. From 2007 onwards the APCRI Journal, as well as the APCRI News Letter are being published two times a year. The APCRI Journal is published in January and in July. The APCRI News Letter is published in April and in October.