Health Outreach: Dissemination of Findings on Avoidable Snakebite Deaths in India


Duration: 14 – 20 March 2024

Funder: Institute for Precision Health: Health Outreach, University of Leicester

Core Team: Dr. Nibedita Ray-Bennett (PI), Dr. Winifred Ekezie, Dr. Aditya Ghosh and Ms. Lauren MacLeod (University of Leicester)

Collaborators: Institute for Environmental Futures (IEF) at University of Leicester, Indian Council of Medical Research Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR-RMRC), Ophirex, Inc., Kansai University, Kalahandi University, and Orissa State Volunteers and Social Workers Association (OSVSWA)

Support Member: Mr. Rajesh Kumar Patro (ADN India Hub)


To organise three neglected health outreach workshops in Odisha, India to raise awareness on how to reduce avoidable snakebite deaths.

Each outreach workshop will aim to:
i) to disseminate the findings of the ‘Avoidable Snakebite Deaths in India’; and
ii) to explore a Local-level Action Network (LAN) model for and with high-risk groups.