HINARI Training Workshop
The Mycetoma Research and Development Arcade, the Mycetoma Research Center, as part of its continuing professional development, organised a training workshop on the life (R4L) platform for medical and health professionals on the First of September 2022.
Report on: The Second Medical and Health Mission to EL Managil Locality
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 Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR 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 MPFA and AAR, Japan media expert and some logistic staff. It left for EL Managil at 2:30 p.m., which is 240 Kilometers south of Khartoum.
Visit of the WHO Regional Adviser - Neglected Tropical Diseases to the Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC)
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.
Excellence in selection Excellence in training
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).
Professor Satoshi Kaneko visit to the Mycetoma Research Centre
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.
The conclusion of the third bakery TOT workshop at "SAA'ID"
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.
Visit of the Federation of Arab Scientific Research Councils
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.
MRC Campaign to Banat Allahweiin Village
“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.”