Mycetoma at the Global Health NOW, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Published: 10 January 2017
Out 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,
medical students at the University of Toronto.
Freelance science journalist Miss Amy Maxmen was commissioned by Global Health NOW, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, to visit the Sudan and to write three stories on mycetoma, she visited the MRC, the Gazeria area, a mycetoma endemic area and wrote 5 stories on mycetoma. She followed the mycetoma resolution till it was adaptation by the WHA in May 2016, in Genève and wrote on that event.
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