Grant Awardees 2023

18 Dec 2023

We are thrilled to announce the awardees of our 2023 Early Career Grants programme. We will be adding to this list as we continue to announce this year's awardees.


Inika Sharma, India – Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after snakebite in West Bengal, India: a cross-sectional study

Soloman Kamurari, Uganda  –  Effects of Climate Change on the Incidence and Severity of Snake Bite Envenoming in Uganda’s Semi-arid Cattle Corridor

YuWei Chiang, Taiwan – Geographic Variation in Naja atra venom and its Association with Human Envenoming Effects

Ifeoluwapo Asekun-Olarinmoye, Nigeria – Improving Management Techniques of Snakebite Envenoming among Healthcare Practitioners and Traditional First Responders (Snake Charmers) in Ogun State, Southwestern Nigeria

Valentine Musabyimana, Kenya – Analysis of the Intraspecific Venom Variation of Kenyan Bitis Arietans and Associated Clinical Implications

Julius Bamidele, Nigeria – Epidemiological studies on the occurrence of Snake-bite and availability of anti-venom in health facilities of Ogun State, Nigeria

Siddharth Bhatia, India – Investigating cross-reactivity of toxin-specific antibodies against crude snake venoms

Diana Rose Zemei, Uganda – Evaluation of the effect of training interventions on the knowledge, and attitudes of VHTs and traditional healers towards snakebite case management in Gulu district, Uganda

Siri Abihudi, Tanzania – Snakebites management in Dodoma, Tanzania: An evaluation of community traditional practices and health workers knowledge

Rhoda Kirabo, Uganda –  Prevalence of snakebites and case management practices among Batwa community living near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Kisoro district, Uganda


International Alliance for the Control of Scabies (IACS)

Selamawit Tamene Yigletu, Ethiopia – Knowledge and Practice of Primary Health Care Workers on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Scabies in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)