Burden of fungal diseases in Belarus, Cameroon, Indonesia and Italy presented at ECCMID Vienna

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For the fourth year running, multiple country burdens of fungal diseases have been presented at ECCMID; 4 countries covering a population of 351 million people. The remarkable findings were: The annual incidence of candidaemia in Italy is 24/100,000 and was estimated at 5/100,000 for Belarus, Cameroon and Indonesia, in the absence of data. Cryptococcal meningitis… Read more »

Ruling by World Health Organisation delights Doctors

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Itraconazole, voriconazole and natamycin 5% ophthalmic preparation ruled as ‘essential antifungals’  GAFFI (Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections) says today’s announcement that three drugs capable of reducing deaths in hundreds of thousands of people worldwide have been given essential medicines status is a Red Letter Day in the fight to reduce blindness and save lives…. Read more »