Ahmed M. Albarrag, Assistant professor and consultant of Medical Mycology, Dept. of Pathology, College of Medicine, King Saud University. Riyadh. Saudi Arabia Email: Mailto
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How you have helped GAFFI: Estimating the fungal burden in the country. Introducing GAFFI in local conferences and meeting. Presenting the objectives, vision and mission of GAFFI to the attention of public health authorities in the country
Personal comment on the major needs in Saudi Arabia which GAFFI should be addressing: There is a need for training of clinicians and Laboratory specialists in medical mycology. Development of reference medical mycology laboratories. Study the epidemiology of fungal diseases in the country and initiate a population-based surveillance of fungal infections. Establishing a medical mycology network in the region.
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