Snakebite awareness

Kamal Devkota at Snakebite Workshop in Nepal

The government of Nepal, the Ministry of Health and Population, the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) and the Society of Internal Medicine of Nepal (SIMON) organized a High-Level Meeting and Workshop on “Snakebite in Nepal: The Challenges and the Needs”. The theme for the workshop was “Preparing for a Nepal where no one dies …

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International Snakebite Awareness Day!

Today is Snakebite Awareness Day and it gives us a unique opportunity to give victims of this global health crisis the attention they deserve! Snakebite envenoming was officially listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a category A (highest priority) Neglected Tropical Disease in 2017. Earlier this year, the World Health Assembly, comprised of …

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