Snakebite envenoming

Snakebite envenomation turns again into a neglected tropical disease!

Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases

Publication details

Editors: JP Chippaux
Number of pages: 2 p.
Publication date: July 2017
Languages: English



On June 9th, 2017 WHO categorized snakebite envenomation into the Category A of the Neglected Tropical Diseases. This new situation will allow access to new funding, paving the way for wider and deeper researches. It should also expand the accessibility of antivenoms. Let us hope that it also leads to cooperation among stakeholders, aiming at improving the management of snakebites in developing countries

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