Global Health NOW Examines Efforts To Get Mycetoma On WHO’s Neglected Disease List In Part 2 Of Series

Global Health NOW: First Step for a Dreadful Disease: Get on the List
“…[A] very neglected condition caused by flesh-eating microbes in equatorial countries is not on [the WHO’s list of 17 neglected diseases] — despite years of advocacy. At a meeting to be held in late January, board members at the WHO will decide whether to take the first steps in making this scourge, called mycetoma, number 18…” (Maxmen, 12/9).