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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


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

Mulikat Okanlawon

Noma advocate and Hygiene Officer at the Noma Hospital in Sokoto

Mathis Winkler

Head of Projects, Hilfsaktion Noma e.V.

Bukola Oluyide

Deputy Medical Coordinator Nigeria, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Christos Christou

International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Bertrand Piccard

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

Fidel Strub

Noma advocate and President of Noma-Aid Switzerlan

Kamran Rafiq

ISNTD Co-Founder & Communications Director

Dr E. Osagie Ehanire

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

Yuka Makino

Technical Officer, World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa

Klaas Marck

Plastic surgeon and Chairman of the former Dutch Noma Foundation


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

Leila Srour

Pediatrician and Principal Member of ‘The Noma Project’

Denise Baratti-Mayer

Principal Member of ‘The Noma Project’

julian fisher

Researcher, Charité-Universitätsmedizin

Mohana Amirtharajah

Surgery Advisor, MSF

Claire Jeantet

Filmmaker and Conference Organiser

Fabrice Caterini

Photographer and Filmmaker at Inediz

Kabengele Mpinga Emmanuel

Project coordinator ‘The Noma Project’

Shafiu Isah A.

Chief Medical Doctor, Noma Children Hospital in Sokoto, Nigeria

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