Noma, The Neglected Disease. An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Its Realities, Burden, and Framing
Noma (cancrum oris) is a gangrenous disease that predominantly affects young children living in conditions of extreme poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Noma’s full onset is preventable and inexpensive to treat. Yet, the majority of children likely do not receive medical attention or receive it too late to save their faces and often their lives.
For this project, hosted by the University of Geneva, Dr. Mpinga – Kabengele and his team wondered about How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
To find out more about this project, please click on the following link : https://bit.ly/3qxGmfb.