YouTube - Nick Brandehoff and Jordan Benjamin from the Asclepius Snakebite Foundation are on this episode of Word on the Snake Vine. They talk about the work that is being completed...
WOTSV: Java to Sumatra, Snakebite in Indonesia
by Editor in Chief
YouTube - The snakebite issue in Indonesia is a unique situation. With over 100 species of venomous snakes, on over 15,000 islands, and 264 million inhabitants, snakebite is an everyday occurrence to many people in this fascinating country. All that totaled up with having anti-venom for only three species produced in Indonesia, at only 40,000 vials per year, the snakebite situation and infrastructure is in dire need of help.
On this episode of Word on the Snake Vine, Dr. Tri Maharani talks about the issues the country is facing and the work she has done to help train and get information out there to help save the lives of many people.