Mycetoma Friends


Who are the Friends?

The Friends of the Mycetoma Research Center encompass individuals who aspire to endorse the endeavours of this globally recognised specialised center. These supporters actively contribute voluntarily through diverse means, placing special emphasis on enhancing the well-being of patients. Their primary focus involves dedicating time to advance social initiatives and generating funds, with the ultimate aim of enhancing the comfort and overall welfare of the patients under the care of the centre.

What do they do?

Numerous supporters among the Mycetoma Friends have actively mobilised resources to bolster the treatment and well-being of patients. They have reached out to multiple donors, seeking support for various initiatives undertaken by the center. Organising a plethora of events throughout the year, these Friends channels raised funds towards securing additional amenities and essential equipment to enhance the care provided to patients within the center.

Will You Become a Friend?

Would you like to be a part of this initiative and support the center’s vision? To become a Friend, please don’t hesitate to contact us at

Khalid Hamid Youssif



Khalid Hamid Youssif: A Renowned and Versatile Artist

Khalid’s remarkable artistic talent spans a wide array of styles, establishing him as a highly esteemed and gifted artist. Widely recognised as one of Sudan’s most influential and celebrated artists, Khalid defies the confines of traditional art schools. Instead, he is renowned for his revolutionary ideas that often break free from conventional artistic norms.

Beyond his artistic prowess, Khalid Hamid demonstrates a deep commitment to the Mycetoma Research Centre in Khartoum, Sudan. Actively participating in the Centre’s medical and social missions to mycetoma-endemic regions in Sudan, Khalid has documented the experiences of mycetoma patients and communities through thousands of captivating photos and videos. Furthermore, he generously donated magnificent paintings to the Mycetoma Friend Society.



Khalid’s dedication extends beyond his artistic contributions. He engages in open theatre events, facilitating extensive mycetoma health education activities and awareness initiatives. His multifaceted involvement showcases a passion for making a tangible impact on mycetoma-affected communities.

In recognition of his outstanding commitment and contributions, the Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum, proudly designates Khalid Hamid as a Mycetoma Ambassador for 2020 and an invaluable Mycetoma Friend.

View Khalid’s CV