Import of anti-snake venom afoot

Published On: August 3, 2016 10:09 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Logistic Management Division, Department of Public Health Services is to purchase anti-snake venom bearing in mind high risk of snakebite in the Tarai in summer.

Division Director Dr Bhimsingh Tinkari said the preparations are going on to import around 200,000 vials of anti-snake vaccine from India and an agreement has already reached towards that end.

A vial of anti-snake vaccine costs INR 498. RSS 


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