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Noma, a disease that shouldn’t exist anymore

Noma, a disease that shouldn’t exist anymore

An event to raise the profile of a Neglected Tropical Disease

Hybrid event accessible in English and French (register below)

Health systems are facing many challenges. Some diseases, like COVID-19, receive massive attention from media, research institutes and policy-makers, while other diseases remain neglected for centuries. One of these is noma and we believe it’s possible to tackle it by getting it added to the World Health Organization Neglected Tropical Diseases list by 2023.

For more information, visit noma.msf.org

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    Dr E. Osagie Ehanire

    The Honourable Minister of Health, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria

    Fidel Strub

    Noma advocate and President of Noma-Aid Switzerland

    Mulikat Okanlawon

    Noma advocate and Hygiene Officer at the Noma Hospital in Sokoto (Nigeria)

    Dr Isah Shafi’u

    Chief Medical Director at the Noma Hospital in Sokoto (Nigeria)

    Dr Gabriel Alcoba

    NTD advisor Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Geneva University Hospitals

    Dr Mark Sherlock

    Health advisor Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)


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