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Climate change and snakebite study

A new collaboration between Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment, Imperial College and Tel Aviv University has been awarded over £500,000 by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), a new initiative which aims to harness the UK’s world-class research expertise to address issues affecting people in low and middle-income countries. The aim of this research is to study the prevalence and drivers of snake bite, and explore how changes in climate and land use patterns may affect the likelihood of snake bite occurring.The research team brings together clinical experts on snake bite, epidemiologists and ecologists, taking a multidisciplinary approach to tackling the problem.

 Read more: Imperial College London    Medical Research Council, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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