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Report on: The Second Medical and Health Mission to EL Managil Locality

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Report on

The Second Medical and Health Mission to EL Managil Locality

3-5th August 2022

The Mycetoma Research Center (MRC), University of Khartoum, WHO Collaborating Center on Mycetoma has launched its second medical and health mission for El-Managil locality, Gazeria, in collaboration with El Managil University for Science and Technology, the Mycetoma Patients Friends Association (MPFA) and the Association for Aid and Relief (ARR), Japan on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. The mission consisted of 22 members from the MRC and Soba University Hospital headed by Prof Fahal, the MRC Director, two surgeons, a radiologist, two research assistants, two theatre attendants, an assistant anaesthetist, two nurses, two members of MFA and AAR, media expert and some logistic staff. It left for EL Managil at 2:30 p.m, which is 240 Kilometers south of Khartoum.

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Visit of the WHO Regional Adviser - Neglected Tropical Diseases to the Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC)

WHO regional advisor

The delegation included:
Dr. Supriya Warusavithana, WHO Regional Adviser - Neglected Tropical Diseases.
Dr. Sara Sir Elkhatim, WHO - NTDs officer.
Dr. Khalid Mohammed Zain, NTD Program Director.
Dr. Elrofaay Abdelkarim, NTD, Head M&E.

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Excellence in selection Excellence in training

Excellence in selection

As part of the efforts to rehabilitate and train mycetoma patients, ten women who will receive high training as a first batch for the design and sewing of school bags project were interviewed on 13-Mar-2022 at the Mycetoma Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Centre (SAA’ID).

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Professor Satoshi Kaneko visit to the Mycetoma Research Centre

Professor Satoshi

Professor Satoshi Kaneko, Department of Eco-epidemiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan arrived in Khartoum, the Mycetoma Research Centre, as part of efforts to conduct the joint collaborative research project for Mycetoma diagnostic kit development.

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The conclusion of the third bakery TOT workshop at "SAA'ID"

third bakery TOT

The Mycetoma Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Centre (SAA’ID) witnessed today the conclusion of the third bakeries and pastries TOT workshop that started on 23rd February 2022, at the “Atika" section.

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Visit of the Federation of Arab Scientific Research Councils

Arab Scientific Research

Today, a high-level delegation from the Federation of Arab Scientific Research Councils visited the Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC) to explore the center's various activities related to Mycetoma management, scientific research, and community services.

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MRC Campaign to Banat Allahweiin Village

Allahweiin

“500 patients and 48 confirmed cases of mycetoma were examined and will be operated on the treatment day in the village of Banat Allahweiin.”

“The director of Sennar state directs to take out the sheds outside the villages and not to deal with thorns.”

“Minister of Health in charge of Sennar: we will continue these campaigns to eliminate mycetoma.”

“Executive Director of Sinjah locality: We will develop the village to become a model village.”

“Professor Fahal: Mycetoma treatment is expensive and we are working to reach patients on their sites.”

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NIHR GHRU 1 & 2, 5S Foundation Annual Meeting – Kigali, Rwanda

NIHR GHRU

The Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC) participation in the NIHR GHRU 1 & 2, 5S Foundation Annual Meeting – Kigali, Rwanda, 29th January 2022 – 5th February 2022.

The meeting coincided with the celebration of World Neglected Tropical Disease Day and was an opportunity to build collaborations and opportunities for cooperation between the participants from the three countries, Sudan, Rwanda, and Ethiopia in the field of their mission to eliminate neglected tropical diseases, scientific research, and community service.

Read more: NIHR GHRU 1 & 2, 5S Foundation Annual Meeting – Kigali, Rwanda