Professor Mihai Mares, Head of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Laboratory, “Ion Ionescu de la Brad” University, Iasi, Romania. Email
Fungal burden of disease in Romania: Data was presented as a poster at ISHAM 2015 conference. This has now been published Mares 2018.
How I have helped GAFFI so far: This year, I supported the GAFFI activity of estimation of serious fungal infection burden for Romania. Also, as president in charge of the Romanian Society of Medical Mycology and Mycotoxicology, I organized postgraduate educational courses for Romanian health professionals in different universities.
Personal comment on the major needs in Romania which GAFFI should be addressing: We need to change the following:
Links to key fungal/global health institutions in Romania: Ministry of Health www.ms.ro