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Mycetoma at the World Health Organisation

Mycetoma at the World Health Organisation22016 was the Mycetoma year at the World Health Organisation (WHO). The Sudan Federal Ministry of Health and at the request of the MRC request submitted a draft resolution to the 68th World Health Assembly secretariat to include mycetoma in the WHO/Neglected Tropical Diseases list. The submission was discussed at the WHO

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Mycetoma Press Conference Japan, Tokyo

japan1On the 28th November, a Mycetoma Media Seminar; Mycetoma: a devastating neglected infectious disease was organised by the DNDi, Japan and was conducted at United Nations University. It was addressed by:

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OUTREACH COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Outreach Community Activities 5 Clinic

The establishment of a Regional Mycetoma Centre in an endemic region

The MRC in collaboration with Sinner State and local community leaders in Wad Onsa has established the Wad Onsa Regional Mycetoma Centre in Wad Onsa village for early case detection, medical and surgical management

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MRC VISITING FELLOWS

MRC VISITING FELLOWSEvery year, the Mycetoma Research Centre, offers young researchers training opportunity to gain clinical knowledge about mycetoma and carry out research as part of the fellowship program. In this, the MRC hopes to encourage young researchers to conduct research and to encourage talented researchers to pursue a research career in mycetoma, a field that has been neglected for so long.

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Mycetoma at the Global Health NOW, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Mycetoma at the Global Health NOWOut of 170 nominations of diseases and issues that significantly impacted the global health but receive little to no attention from the mainstream media, which was submitted to Global Health NOW, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, one stood out: mycetoma. That was submitted by Annie Liang and SimranDhunna,

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MRC FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME

MRC FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME

The MRC offers various fellowships to clinicians, researchers, and medical laboratory technologists for training in mycetoma, other tropical diseases and research skills to enable them to pursue excellent future career. MRC has three types of fellowship and these are:

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THE ESTABLISHMENT OF TELEMEDICINE UNIT

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF TELEMEDICINE UNITTelemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technology to provide clinical health care from a distance. It eliminates distance barriers, financial constrains and can improve access to medical services that would often not be consistently available in distant rural communities.

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Report on the Mycetoma Medical & Health Third Mission to Wad Onsa and Wad El Nimir villages

Report on the Mycetoma Medical

Report on the Mycetoma Medical & Health Third Mission to Wad Onsa and Wad El Nimir villages, Sinner State 31st March - 1st April 2016

The Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC), University of Khartoum in collaboration with the Institute of Endemic Diseases (IED), University of Khartoum and Sinner State

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