The Mycexomics Project
MycEXomics is a Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) funded research project which aims by combining academic and industrial expertise and resources to develop point-of-care diagnostics tools for the most common causative agents of Mycetoma. The project consortium has four collaborating partners from RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences Japan, The Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC) Sudan, The Hospital General de México, Mexico and Erasmus University Medical Center The Netherlands. The project budget is $285,937, and the first phase of the project [Concept Development] will run in the period 2020/04 and 2021/12.
The Khartoum Call for Action on Mycetoma
The 15th February 2019, marks The Second Anniversary of the Khartoum Call for Action for mycetoma that was endorsed in Khartoum, Sudan during the Sixth International Conference on Mycetoma in the period 15–17, 2019 which was organised by the Mycetoma Research Centre, (MRC), University of Khartoum, WHO Collaborating Centre on Mycetoma and the World Health Organization.
Mycetoma Health Promotion and Advocacy Training Workshop for Media Professionals
The Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC), University of Khartoum, WHO Collaborating Centre on Mycetoma in collaboration with Hope International Organisation had organised a three-day training workshop on Mycetoma health promotion, advocacy and awareness for Media Professionals in the period 2nd and 4th January 2021 at the Mycetoma Research & Development Arcade. There were 20 participants from different media specialists and that included comedians, journalists, radio and TV commentators, newspapers writers, poets, actors, fine artists, film editors and producers, public relations specialists, bloggers, sound engineers and art directors.
The Mycetoma Patients Vocational Training Centre Groundbreaking Ceremony
On the 18th of October 2020, the Mycetoma Patients Friends Association (MPFA) had the honour to organise with the Japan Embassy in Khartoum the Mycetoma Patients Vocational Training Centre (MPVTC) groundbreaking ceremony at the Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC), Soba University Hospital of the University of Khartoum under the patronage of HE Professor Intisar Soghayroun El-Zein, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The MPVTC is part of the Grass-Root project sponsor by the Japan Government.
The Mycetoma Research Centre Honouring Mr Maragni Sanhouri
In the presence of HE, The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Prof Intisar Saguron EL Zein, The University of Khartoum Vice-Chancellor Prof Fadwa El Rahman Ali, The University Deans and senior officials the Mycetoma Research Centre had honoured Mr Mirghani Sanhouri Elshiekh, FRCS, FRCS(E), The Father of Mycetoma Surgery on Wednesday, the 15th of January 2020.
Wad Onsa Regional Mycetoma Centre Laboratory inauguration
Wad Onsa Regional Mycetoma Centre Laboratory, at Eastern Sennar locality, Sennar State was inaugurated on Thursday 9th, January 2020 by HE the Governor of Sennar State, Sudan. The laboratory was established by a kind donation from DNDi. The laboratory is
Report on the Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum Medical and Health Mission to Wad Onsa Village, Eastern Sennar Locality, Sennar State, Sudan, 8-10th January 2020
The Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC), University of Khartoum, a WHO Collaborating Centre on Mycetoma in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Sennar State, the Association of Aid & Relief, Japan (AAR), the Institute of Endemic Diseases (IEND), University of Khartoum, Sennar University had conducted a medical and health mission to Wad Onsa Village, Eastern Sennar locality, Sennar State in the period 8-10 January 2020. This is the seventh mission to the region.
New Microbiology Laboratory Inauguration
The 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),