AVRU

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AVRUAustralian Venom Research Unit (University of Melbourne)
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PhD candidate David Williams from AVRU, who coordinated the project in PNG, said snakebite is a neglected public health problem compounded by antivenom shortages, poor infrastructure and inadequate health worker training in many of the world's least developed countries, including PNG.
Australian Venom Research Unit Director, Dr Ken Winkel said AVRU and its partners in PNG and Costa Rica have shown that affordable, potent antivenom to one of the world's most lethal snakes, the Papuan taipan can be produced for less than 100 dollar per dose by adopting a humanitarian approach to drug development.
(45) BCARS, Audio and Visual Records Unit (AVRU), photographs # 11631 A-4516 and #71459 H-1414; Myrtle Bergren, Tough Timber (Toronto 1966), 166; May, Texada, 4; BC Lumber Worker, 4 October 1938.