Snakebite Incidents, Response & Antivenom Supply in Kilifi County, Kenya

Fact Sheet | Updated 19 November, 2018 | Download PDF

PURPOSE OF OUR RESEARCH
Snakebite envenoming is one of the most under-researched and neglected tropical diseases in the world. As part of our Snakebite Programme, Health Action International (HAI) is developing an evidence base on snakebite in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia. Our results will enable national and regional policy-makers, including Ministries of Health, to develop and implement strong policies and programmes that improve snakebite reporting, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
HAI is surveying all levels of the healthcare system to assess: Snakebite incidence rates; snakebite treatment methods (including antivenom), and the availability…

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