Snakebite

Time to strike back at snakebite and end the antivenom access crisis

Every year, an estimated 2.7 million people are bitten by venomous snakes, resulting in death for more than 100,000 people and life-long disfigurement and disability for 400,000 more.

Although effective treatment exists for snakebite envenoming (poisoning from snakebites), the vast majority of people aren’t able to access it. We now have an opportunity to end this terrible neglect and needless suffering by working together to deliver lifesaving treatment to victims of snakebite.

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Voices from the Field 14 February 2019