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Noma, a disease that shouldn’t exist anymore

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Peter Hotez

PLOS founding Editor-in-Chief / Baylor College of Medicine

Marianne Comparet

ISNTD director

Fidel Strub

Noma advocate and President of Noma-Aid Switzerlan

Denise Baratti-Mayer

Principal Member of ‘The Noma Project’

Dr E. Osagie Ehanire

The Honourable Minister of Health, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria

Leila Srour

Pediatrician and Principal Member of ‘The Noma Project’

Bertrand Piccard

Co-founder of the International NoNoma Federation, Psychiatrist, Explorer and Chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation


Head of the Oral Health Department and the National Noma Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Burkina Faso

Klaas Marck

Plastic surgeon and Chairman of the former Dutch Noma Foundation

Mulikat Okanlawon

Noma advocate and Hygiene Officer at the Noma Hospital in Sokoto

Bukola Oluyide

Deputy Medical Coordinator Nigeria, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Christos Christou

International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)


Plastic surgeon and Medical Director of the Noma Hospital in Niamey, Niger, Hilfsaktion Noma e.V.

Yuka Makino

Technical Officer, World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa

Kamran Rafiq

ISNTD Co-Founder & Communications Director

julian fisher

Researcher, Charité-Universitätsmedizin

Mohana Amirtharajah

Surgery Advisor, MSF

Mathis Winkler

Head of Projects, Hilfsaktion Noma e.V.

Fabrice Caterini

Photographer and Filmmaker at Inediz

Claire Jeantet

Filmmaker and Conference Organiser

Kabengele Mpinga Emmanuel

Project coordinator ‘The Noma Project’

Shafiu Isah A.

Chief Medical Doctor, Noma Children Hospital in Sokoto, Nigeria

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