Education Efforts Aim To Reduce Death, Disability From Snakebites In India
The Guardian: Venom, myth, and medicine: India fights its reputation as world snakebite capital
“…In rural and remote areas of India, where medical facilities are far removed and transportation limited, the impact of snakebites is severe. … In June 2017, the World Health Organization added snakebite to the list of neglected tropical diseases. However, in India — despite 50,000 deaths a year and tens of thousands of survivors suffering disability and trauma — snakebite is not a health priority. Education helps in creating awareness…” (Roopa, 10/27).
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