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.

The delegation was acquainted with the various activities of the MRC and its mission aimed at providing free diagnosis and treatment to mycetoma patients in addition to scientific research and community services. The delegation also visited the Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Centre (SAA’ID) and EL Hassan Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases Clinical Trials Research.
Several important issues were raised and discussed to be adopted in cooperation between the WHO, FMOH, and the MRC.