WHO Outlines First-Ever Snakebite Strategy, Aims To Invest $136M Through 2030
UPI: WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites
“Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers. Calling snakebites the world’s greatest hidden health crisis, the WHO announced a goal of investing $136 million to educate communities and prevent snakebites, make more effective treatments, and find safer, cheaper anti-venom…” (Sakelaris, 5/23).
Additional coverage of the snakebite strategy and research into treatments is available from CNN, Deutsche Welle, and The Guardian.
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