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General information

The conference opening ceremony and the sessions will be held at the Freindship Hall, Khartoum, Sudan.

The scientific sessions will take place at Dr. Abdelhamied Ibrahim Conventional Center, Khartoum.

The opening ceremony will take place on Friday 15th February 2019
The scientific sessions will take place on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019.

The registration desk will open at the Mycetoma Research Centre, Soba University Hospital February 6th – 14th 2019 from 9:00 am till 4:00 pm.
Participation at the Conference is open to all who are interested in the exchange of information on all aspects of Mycetoma

English is the official language of the conference.

Conference travel agent:
BBC Travel Agency
Phone: + 249-9- 912150006.

CME accreditation:
The workshops and conference count towards CME requirements.

Certificates of attendance:
Certificates will be available from the registration desk at the end of the conference.

Social Events:
The conference is also a meeting of people and cultures. We will arrange a number of occasions where active cultural exchange and getting to know each other in a pleasant atmosphere are on the agenda.

Important Dates:
Deadline for abstract submission 1 October 2018
Deadline for social programme registration 1 November 2018

Pharmaceutical, diagnostic and publishing companies will exhibit their relevant products and developments at the Conference.

Khartoum is the capital city of Sudan; It is one of the safest and quietest cities on the African continent. In addition to the conference, Khartoum has much to offer visitors including a wide range of shops, restaurants, art exhibitions, museums, theatres, riverside walks and others. It has many cultural and historical places of interest. Should you choose to extend your visit, we would be pleased to assist you to stay in Khartoum or to visit other parts of the country.

Where to eat:
Information on local restaurants and fast food outlets will be available at the conference desk. This is an opportunity to taste local Sudanese dishes and to savour the wide variety of fishes caught from the River Nile, as well as seafood from the Red Sea.

The currency in Sudan is the Sudanese Pound (SP). As a rough guide the exchange rate is 1 US dollar = 30 SP, 1 Sterling =40 SP 1 Euro=32 SP.
Bank opening hours are Sunday-Thursday 09:00-13:30.

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Pleasant, dry temperature ranges from 30°C in the morning to 22°C in the evening.

All visitors from other countries require an entry visa from Sudanese Embassies in the respective countries. Early application is recommended.

Khartoum is a popular destination. Most major Airliners fly to Khartoum International Airport which is about 10 minutes from the city centre.