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.


Abebe Aga, Ethiopia - Studies of service availability and treatment outcome among snakebite cases in selected health facilities of Afar region, Ethiopia: Prospective cohort study

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

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

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

Jacob Ayang, Ghana - Traditional and Conventional medicine practices in the management of snakebites: a special focus on the Upper West Region, Ghana

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yoshihiro Aoki, Japan - Factors associated with delayed hospital visit for snakebite in the Eastern Visayas, the Philippines: Exploring traditional remedies in the communities

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

International Trachoma Initiative (ITI)

Adene Tejumade, Nigeria - Impact of an Education-Based intervention for Promoting SAFE strategy for Trachoma Control  in Selected IDP Camps in Northern Nigeria.

Bosede Ayoola, Nigeria - Integrating the crowdsourced image-based morbidity hotspot surveillance for neglected tropical diseases into the Nigerian NTDs elimination programmes and healthcare system.

sagie Meshack, Nigeria - Survey of zoonotic Chlamydia species in free-ranging chickens, and its transmission-enabling practices among live bird market workers in Zaria, Nigeria.

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)