Snakebite kills 58,000 Indians every year, about half the deaths worldwide. The disability, social & economic impact of snakebite remains largely not understood.
We are a multi-disciplinary community of snakebite researchers working towards the vision of a country where no one suffers due to snakebite.
To solve the neglected public health problem of snakebite by enabling research, innovation and evidence-informed action.
Grounded– driving solutions which are socio-culturally appropriate, acceptable and accessible.
Integrity – in practice and perspective following the highest standard of ethics
Open – building knowledge collaboratively through equitable partnerships and transparency
Excellence – methodologically robust research which can inform policy, practice and science meaningfully and transparently
Cross-pollination– drawing knowledge from different disciplines and integrating them
- To develop a diverse and inclusive community of researchers working on snakebite from across the country.
- To strengthen capacity for snakebite research in India. which aligns with our values
- To promote evidence-informed action and attention on snakebite.
The network aims to achieve its objectives through implementation of several activities as noted in the mission document.