For rural Kenyans, treating snakebites is an uphill struggle

Insufficient anti-venom distribution and poor roads mean countryside suffers high rate of potentially fatal bites.

In health facilities where there is no electricity, Bore claimed to be working towards installing solar power so that anti-venom that needs refrigeration can be stored. In county areas where the snakebite rate is particularly high, she said officials were planning to stock medicine that does not need to be refrigerated. 

 

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