The Medical Mycology Society of Nigeria is an interdisciplinary professional society focused on generating much needed public health data on serious fungal infections in Nigeria and driving advocacy for better care of populations at risk.
The society also holds an annual invasive fungal infection forum (IFIF) to promote awareness amongst health care practitioners and train laboratory personnel to diagnose fungal infections.
Role of Medical Mycology Societies in combating IFIs in LMIC
Official history of the Medical Mycology Society of Nigeria, Aims and Objectives.
Prior subclinical histoplasmosis revealed in Nigeria
First Histoplasmin skin sensitivity survey in Nigeria in decades (previous survey conducted in 1980s and restricted in geographical coverage).
Histoplasmosis Study Group led by Dr Rita Oladele in collaboration with Profs Conchita Toriello, Philip Foden, Malcom Richardson and David Denning.