Every year 125000 people are reported as victims of snakebite and more than 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
Every year 125000 people are reported as victims of snakebite and more than 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
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 in the front line at the base with comprehensive activities as solutions that produce direct positive impact in the base to the deprived communities at risk.
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,
Education & training on Treatment
Proper Improved medics &
treatment in India...
Snakebite is of course a Neglected Tropical DISEASE
a disease of poor FARMER & AGRICULTURAL Workers
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...