Snake Bite Awareness Workshop in Gazole, Malda

09, 13 and 19 September 2023

Team HEAL conducted snake awareness and snakebite mitigation programs on 09 and 13 September 2023, following an invitation from the office of the Block Development Officer in Gazole Block, Malda District.

The program was led by Zonal Coordinator Jayanta Chakraborty and supported by members Bapi Das, Milan Das and Hem Barman. They addressed topics such as snake identification, snakebite prevention measures, and the medically accurate first aid techniques required to assist snakebite victims in achieving a full recovery.

Zonal Coordinator Jayanta Chakraborty interacting with the participants at the awareness camp on 09 September
Awareness program in session on 13 September
Jayanta sharing his insights on ways to prevent snake bites and the appropriate protocol to manage it

Later, on 19 September, they conducted a similar program for students at Masaldighi High School, Gazole block to commemorate International Snakebite Awareness Day.

We extend our gratitude to the Block Administration in Malda for inviting us, and we commend Jayanta and his team for their outstanding efforts in raising awareness about snake bites and their prevention .