Undiagnosed and untreated fungal meningitis in AIDS caused by Cryptococcus is always fatal,
Each year over a million eyes are infected by fungus; most go blind and some need to be removed.
About 200 million school-age children in sub-Saharan Africa have tinea capitis. 12-30% are affected and many have a severe infection and lose hair permanently
Prof Retno Wahyuningsih, University of Indonesia. TB and Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis and Histoplasmosis in Indonesia.
GAFFI South African Ambassador, Dr Nelesh Govender speaks out:
Donald Mackay Medal (RSTMH) awarded to Professor Ahmed Hassan Fahal of the Mycetoma Research Centre in Khartoum