LMIMOUNI Badre Eddine, Head of department Parasitology and Medical Mycology, Military teaching Hospital Mohammed the fifth, Rabat; Professor of Parasitology and Medical Mycology, School of Medicine and Pharmacy, University Mohamed the fifth, Rabat; Member of French Academy of Pharmacy; President of the Moroccan Society for Medical Mycology; Associated Editor Journal of Medical Mycology (Elsevier). Email: On request
How you have helped GAFFI so far? We have estimated the burden of serious fungal infections in Morocco which was presented at the TIMM (Trends In Medical Mycology) in Nice (France) in 2019. This work was also published in the Journal of Fungi. LMIMOUNI B, HENNEQUIN Christophe, PENNEY Richard OS, DENNING David W. Estimated incidence and prevalence of serious fungal infections in Morocco. Journal of fungi, 2022, 8, 414: 10 p.
Personal comment on the major needs in Morocco which GAFFI should be addressing: In Morocco, Invasive Fungal Infections are underdiagnosed due to lack of advanced diagnosis tools. The data are also limited. To solve these problems, we need:
Beside Invasive Fungal Infections, Chronic and immuno-allergic pulmonary diseases represent a serious impact on human health that are more neglected. Prospective surveys are required to accurately determine their epidemiology and improve the management of these disorders.