As part of its regular learning and development initiatives (LDI) for external stakeholders, the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Nursing Department capacitated 446 nurses nationwide through its free Snake Bite and Tetanus Management training via Zoom on May 24, 2023. The training’s objectives include the following: “This webinar activity aims to impart continue reading : RITM Nursing Dept capacitates external nurses on snake bite and tetanus management
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The most number of recorded cases of snakebite is from rice farming areas of Bicol and Nueva Ecija. Although snakes can be beneficial in decreasing the number of mice in the rice fields, it can cost farmers their lives even with just a single bite. The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) houses the Purified continue reading : Purified Cobra Antivenom (PCAV): How is it made?