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New Microbiology Laboratory Inauguration

1The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Prof Intisar Saguron EL Zein and the University of Khartoum Vice-Chancellor Prof Fadwa El Rahman Ali had kindly inaugurated the new Microbiology laboratory at the Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC),

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Report on the Mycetoma Medical & Health Mission to Wad Onsa village, Sennar State

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Report on the Mycetoma Medical & Health Mission to Wad Onsa village, Sennar State

15th-18th October 2019

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The Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC), University of Khartoum, WHO Collaborating Centre on Mycetoma in collaboration with Brighton and Sussex University, the Association of Aid & Relief-Japan (AAR) and the Institute of Endemic Diseases (IED), University of Khartoum, had conducted a field study to Wad Onsa village in the period 15th and 18th October 2019.

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Meeting at the Spatial Mapping Department at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Dr. Eltaib Ganawa, Associate Professor, Faculty of Geography and Environmental Studies, and The Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum and Dr. Rowa Hassan, Research Assistant.

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The 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH): September 16-20, 2019

 

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A team from the Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC) has attended the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) held at ACC Liverpool venue in Liverpool, United Kingdom from September 16-20, 2019.

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The 2019 annual meeting of NIHR Global Health Research Unit (GHRU) on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs): September 16, 2019

1The annual meeting of NIHR GHRU on NTDs was held at ACC Liverpool venue in Liverpool, UK with a formal welcome and a general report presented by Prof Melanie Newport, co-director of the Unit and Professor of Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS). The meeting was attended by PhD students, collaborators and institutional partners including the Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC) among other institutions from Ethiopia, Rwanda, UK and USA.

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Free public event on the sidelines of ECTMIH 2019

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On the sidelines of ECTMIH and the NTD NGO Network Conference, DNDi was holding a public event entitled Better than Boiling Oil or Amputation? Stories behind the treatment needs of two of the world's most neglected tropical diseases (CL & mycetoma).

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Meeting with met Mr. Haruo Naito Representative Corporate Officer and CEO, Eisai Co., Ltd, Yokohama, Japan, 2019.

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During the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) VII which was organised in Yokohama, in the period 28th - 30th August, 2019, Professor Ahmed Fahal, Director, Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum, WHO collaborating Centre on Mycetoma had met Mr.

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Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) Reception at TICAD VII, Yokohama, Japan, 2019

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The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) VII brings African heads of state and top global health and international development leaders to Japan, representing a key opportunity for R&D for neglected diseases, this year it has been organised at Yokohama, Japan.

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