Havana meeting on the Neglected Tropical Fungal Disease Chromoblastomycosis, calls on Public Health authorities to take action

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Havana, 11th December: ¬†(Read this in Spanish). Alongside the 80th anniversary of the Cuban Tropical Medicine Institute, 200 scientists and doctors sought common actions to reduce the stigmatizing burden of chromoblastomycosis. This persistent and progressive fungal infection is usually caused by a trivial injury, usually on the leg or arm, and has recently been recognised… Read more »

As the true extent of fungal diseases in Pakistan is revealed, scientists launch a new book aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of life threatening fungal infections which affect 3.28 million Pakistanis

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Skin specialists around Pakistan have highlighted the fact that common fungal infections affecting the skin are now the leading cause of patients visiting skin hospital and clinics. Despite the prevalence of such infections and the reality of 3.2 million Pakistanis living with serious infections including keratitis, which can cause blindness, and the life-threateningCandida auris¬†infection, researchers… Read more »