India is home to more than 300 species of snakes, with 67 species being identified as venomous. However only 15 species have reported human fatalities with the big four, namely the Spectacled Cobra, Common Krait, Russell’s viper and Saw scaled viper being responsible for maximum deaths and disabilities.
“The Dead Don’t Talk”, SHE-India’s latest documentary film on snakebites in India, is an excellent awareness and advocacy tool. It contains many testimonies by snakebite victims, caregivers and treatment providers. The film is a must-watch for all those who want to reduce the high burden of snakebite envenomings !
This is a masterpiece of documentary journalism. Thank you for producing this extraordinary documentary and making it available to the World without restriction. It is a devastating portrait of snakebite unlike any I have ever seen. I can’t get past the first two minutes without feeling utterly inadequate and too slow in my efforts. After seeing…
Nisarg Vidnyan Sanstha has been working with Priyanka Kadam since 2014 and our aim is to find snakebite victims and ensure they get the necessary treatment. We intend to reach out to needy victims in Maharashtra. It is a big task but together we intend to wipe out this issue in India”.
We have been working with Ms Priyanka Kadam for the past 7 years. There have been many hurdles we have crossed together while dealing with snake bite victim issues. Best of luck to Snakebite Healing & Education Society and we look forward to our association for all future snakebite related initiatives.