SNAPP: first medical decision-support tool for snake identification

“The first medical decision-support mobile application for snake identification based on artificial intelligence and remote collaborative expertise in herpetology”.

-Snapp team, 2018

Snakebites remain a major problem, as the second neglected tropical killer it accounts for over 100’000 human deaths, and claims 400’000 victims of disability and disfigurement globally every year [1].  Poor and rural communities in developing countries are mostly affected, due to the high diversity of venomous snakes, high burden of snakebites, and limited medical expertise and access to anti-venoms [1].

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