Buruli ulcer

Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials

A guide for field health workers

Buruli Ulcer. Recognize and act now ! A guide for field health workers


Poster

Buruli Ulcer. Recognize and act now ! (Size: 68 cm x 48 cm )


Leaflet (coated)

Buruli Ulcer. Recognize and act now ! (Size: 16 cm x 22 cm )


Buruli ulcer comic

Buruli ulcer mostly affects children. This comic is aimed at giving them a better knowledge of the disease.


Archives

Buruli in the news!

19 November 2015 | Geneva
New research shows the diagnostic potential of fluorescent thin layer chromatography to detect mycolactone in Buruli ulcer


12 November 2015 | Geneva
Despite limitations, clinical practice and observational data are allowing acquisition of knowledge - crucial to informing international guidance for Buruli ulcer disease management


30 September 2015 | Geneva
Rapid diagnosis of Buruli ulcer now possible at district-level health facilities


05 March 2015 | Geneva
Management of Buruli ulcer–HIV coinfection – Technical update
Ref: WHO/HTM/NTD/IDM/2015.01


10 facts on Buruli ulcer
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Laboratory confirmation
Guidance on sampling techniques for laboratory-confirmation of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Buruli ulcer disease)