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Scientific Programme at a glance

Saturday 16th February 2019

Community Activities, International Collaboration, The Way Forwards 09:00 - 16:00

Sunday 17th February 2019

Immunology, Clinical Diagnostics, Treatment and Management  09:00 - 16:00

 10-14th February 2019

Pre-conference training workshop, click here to view the Time Table

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International organizing committee

  • Prof. Roderick Hay

    Prof. Roderick Hay

    Professor of Dermatology

    The International Foundation of Dermatology.

  • Dr. Wendy van de Sande

    Dr. Wendy van de Sande

    Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

    The Erasmus Medical Centre, University of Rotterdam

  • Prof. Alexandro Bonifaz

    Prof. Alexandro Bonifaz

    Professor of Dermatology


  • Prof. Ahmed Hassan Fahal

    Prof. Ahmed Hassan Fahal

    The Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum, Sudan .

  • Prof. Arunaloke Chakrabarti

    Prof. Arunaloke Chakrabarti

    Center of Advance Research in Medical Mycology, India, ISHAM President.

  • Prof. Flavio Queiroz-Telles

    Prof. Flavio Queiroz-Telles

    Department of Public Health, Federal University of Paraná, Hospital de Clínicas, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

  • Prof. Afia Zafar

    Prof. Afia Zafar

    Professor of Microbiology

    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Aga Khan, Pakistan

  • Dr. Tom Chiller

    Dr. Tom Chiller

    Mycotic Diseases Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Prof. Paul Kaye

    Prof. Paul Kaye

    Professor of Immunology

    Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology and Hull York Medical School, University of York

  • Prof. El-Sheikh Mahgoub

    Prof. El-Sheikh Mahgoub

    The Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum, Sudan

  • Prof. Ahmed Modawi Musa

    Prof. Ahmed Modawi Musa

    Professor of Immunology and Tropical Medicine

    Institute of Endemic Diseaes, University of Khartoum, Sudan.

  • Dr. Abdalla Osman

    Dr. Abdalla Osman

    Faculty of Medicine and Health sciences, university of AM EL Garaa, KSA.

  • Dr. Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft

    Dr. Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft

    Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Geneva

  • Prof. David Denning

    Prof. David Denning

    Chief Executive, Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections, Professor of Infectious Diseases in Global Health, University of Manchester.

  • Dr. Karlyn D. Beer

    Dr. Karlyn D. Beer

    CDC National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Mycotic Diseases Branch, Atlanta GA, USA.

  • Dr. Sahar Moubark Bakhiet

    Dr. Sahar Moubark Bakhiet

    the Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum, Sudan.

  • Dr Mohamed Osman

    Dr Mohamed Osman

    Research Associate

    Centre for Immunology and Infection University of York, UK. Visiting professor, University of Khartoum.

  • Prof. Salvatore Rubino

    Prof. Salvatore Rubino

    Professor of Microbiology

    Editor in Chief Journal of Infection in Developing Countries,Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche,Sassari (Italy).

  • Mr. Federico Chiodi Daelli

    Mr. Federico Chiodi Daelli


    AISPO (Italian Association for Solidarity among People).

  • Prof. Dr. Gerhard Fortwengel

    Prof. Dr. Gerhard Fortwengel, MPH


  • Prof. Marcel Tanner

    Prof. Marcel Tanner

    President Swiss Academy of Sciences, Professor em. of Epidemiology and Medical Parasitology

    University of Basel, Director emeritus and President R. Geigy Foundation, Swiss Tropical & public Health Institute, Basel / Switzerland.

  • Prof. Melanie Newport

    Prof. Melanie Newport

    Professor & Honorary Consultant of Global Health and Infection

    University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9PX.

  • Dr. Monique Wasunna

    Dr. Monique Wasunna

    Director Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative – Africa Regional

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