The 5th International Conference

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The Fifth International Conference on Mycetoma which was organized by the Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum in collaboration with the Eumycetoma International Working Group was organized in Khartoum, Sudan in the period April 1-4, 2011.

The conference was a unique forum for clinicians, scientists, and researchers to meet and discuss key issues in mycetoma, the challenges, opportunities, threats and budding problems in mycetoma. They had explored new solutions for the various problems facing the management of mycetoma patients based on national, regional and international experience and expertise. The conference was a great opportunity for meeting colleagues and sharing experiences.

The opening ceremony was held at EL Shargah Hall, University of Khartoum on April1, 2011. It was address by the University of Khartoum Deputy Vice Chancellor, the State Minster of Health representative, the conference Chairperson and Prof. Goodfellow on behalf of the international delegates.

The scientific meetings had included 16 state-of-the art presentations delivered by internationally recognized authorities in the field and they were from Mexico, United Kingdom, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, The Netherlands, France, and Argentina. It also included panel discussions, symposia, short communications and poster presentations

Read more: Report on the Conference

Date Events

Friday

1st April

Site Seeing

Nile Cruise

Opening Ceremony

Sudanese Folklore & Dance, EL Sharaga Hall

 

10:00- 12:00

12:00-14:00

19:30-22:00

Saturday

2nd April

Rotana Hotel

Dinner

20:00-22:00

Sunday

3rd April

Bur EL Fatih Hotel

Dinner

20:00-22:00

Monday

4th April

University of Khartoum

Academic Affairs

Closing Ceremony & Dinner

20:00-22:00

Tuesday

5th April

Trip to

Bajrawi Pyramids- Northern Sudan

07:00- 18:00

Read more: The Social Progrmme

 General Information

 Location

The Opening Ceremony will be held at EL Sharag Hall, University of Khartoum on 1 April 2011 at 07:30 pm. The conference venue is the CPD Centre at Soba University Hospital, Khartoum.

 Timing

The conference will commence on April 1st, 2011 will end on April 4th 2011.

 Khartoum

Khartoum is the capital city of the Sudan, the largest country in Africa, which is one million square miles. It is one of the safest and quietest cities in 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 hunting. It has many cultural and historical places of interest.

 April in Khartoum offers visitors the chance to experience the nice and cool dry weather and clear blue skies. 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.

Read more: About the Conference

The Scientific Programme at a Glance

 

Friday 1st April 2011

19:30-22:00

Opening Ceremony

El Sharaga Hall - University of Khartoum

Khartoum - Sudan

 

Saturday 2nd April 2011

Soba University Hospital

09:00-11:00 The Mycetoma Story
11:30-13:00 Mycetoma Epidemiology
13:30-15:00 Mycetoma Immunology

 

Sunday 3rd April 2011

Soba University Hospital

09:00-11:00 Mycetoma Diagnosis
11:30-12:00 Mycetoma Pathology
12:00- 14:00 Eumycetoma Therapeutics
14:30-16:00 Short Communications

 

Read more: The Scientific Programme

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Dear Colleagues  

We are pleased to inform you, that the Fifth International Conference on Mycetoma will be organized by the Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum in collaboration with the Eumycetoma Working Group in Khartoum, Sudan in the period April 1-4, 2011.

The conference aims at providing a unique forum for clinicians, scientists, and researchers to discuss key issues in mycetoma, the challenges, opportunities, threats, budding problems in mycetoma, and to explore new solutions based on national, regional and international experience and expertise. This will be a great opportunity for meeting colleagues and sharing experiences.

Read more: Invitation