India's Foremost Non Profit Initiative To "Alleviate the Rural Envenomation Crisis" 

National Snakebite Initiative

Addressing a Neglected Tropical Disease

Every year  80,000 people are reported as victims of snakebite and  about 25,000 to 50,000 face agonizing death and many permanently  maimed, snakebite is considered as a disease of poor farmer & agricultural workers the down trodden of tropical developing country India

         The  Burden of Human suffering caused by snake bites has been greatly ignored for far too long in India, it remains one of the most Neglected of all tropical ‘Diseases’, Snakebite (Envenoming) is particularly a cruel misery inflicted on many of the most impoverished Rural communities,  Yet there is no other organized effort similar to "NATIONAL SNAKEBITE INITIATIVE” to Address & cope with the emergencies arising out of Snakes, Snake Attacks, Do’s & Don’s of Snakebites, Information on first aid,  Envenomation Treatment Trainings, Facilities, Studies & education, especially in Developing INDIA.


     Every year 80,000 people are reported as victims of snakebite and about 25,000 to 50,000 people are reported as fatal victims of Snakebite mostly from the down trodden Rural communities of developing India who lack the financial backups & basic awareness thousands of snakebite victims die, or are permanently maimed.


Most of them DIE without access to


Awareness & information on proper treatment, 

Treatment facilities,

Education & training on Treatment 

Proper  Improved medics & 

treatment in India...


Snakebite is of course a Neglected Tropical DISEASE 

Say's W.H.O

&

a disease of poor FARMER & AGRICULTURAL Workers


          It is common in rural areas of tropical developing countries that mostly affect children all agricultural workers of the down trodden who lack the financial backup’s & basic awareness thousands of snakebite victims die, or are permanently maimed, particularly in the tropics, mostly rural, populations throughout the world each year,

        

Snakebite a Neglected Tropical Disease in 21st Century- Says: - World Health Organization...

     

Early in 2009, snake-bite was finally included in the WHO’s list of Neglected tropical diseases confirming the experience in many parts of this region that snake-bite is a common occupational hazard of farmers, plantation workers and others, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths each year and many cases of chronic physical handicap..

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         Certainly South Asia appears to be the world's hotspot for Envenomation (snakebite) deaths