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2020 International Snakebite Awareness Day
The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has described as “unfortunate” that Nigeria ranks among the World’s worst snakebite-affected countries, reaching epidemic proportions. By the records the Honourable Minister reeled out, Nigeria records an average of 20, 000 cases of snakebite every year with about 2, 000 people killed and between 1,700 and 2, 000 people whose leg or arm is amputated to save their lives after snakebite.Read More...
Bauchi govt to establish snakebite treatment centre
Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has revealed plans by his administration to set up a functional snakebite treatment centre to treat victims of snakebites in the state...Read More...
LSTM Seminar: Professor Abdulrazaq G. Habib on Challenges and Prospects of Snakebite Management in Sub-Saharan Africa
Snakebite envenoming (SBE) is an important cause of mortality and morbidity in agricultural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Every year millions of people face death, medical complications, disability, and economic privations from SBE without access to appropriate treatment...Read More...
World Health Assembly 2019 Snakebite
Every year, it is estimated that snakebite envenoming kills more than 125,000, seriously injures over 2.7 million people and leaves at least 400,000 of those who survive with permanent disability...Know More...
NSRIC Organizes a 3 days training on the use of KoBoToolBox
During the Week ended there was a 3 days training on KoBoToolBox conducted by Mr Soyem Ahmed The koBoToolBox training is a training of the trainer exercise (TOT) that was successfully conducted for 3 days from 23rd -25 th April 2019... ...Read More...