Filipino version: Read more about Purified Cobra Antivenin (PCAV) here.
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?
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine of the Department of Health is the country’s center or infectious and tropical diseases, with expertise in research, laboratpry diagnosis, training, health care, and biologicals production. Established in 1981 with the signing of E.O. 674 and funded by a grant-in-aid from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), RITM was initially continue reading : RITM Briefer