Noma disease strikes when natural immunity …

Malnutrition brings a terrible disease to children in Niger

A young girl with Noma disease poses in May 2015 in the health center of the Switzerland-based NGO Sentinelles Niger.

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FOW 24 NEWS: Nigeria to Establish Control Programme to Tackle N...

Nigeria to Establish Control Programme to Tackle Noma Disease

@dentalhealtheducation - Cancrum oris (Noma) is a devastating infectious disease which destroys the soft and hard tissues of the oral and para-oral structures. The dehumanizing oro-facial gangrenous lesion affects predominantly children ages 2 to 16 years particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where the estimated frequency in some communities varies from 1 to 7 cases per 1000 population. The risk factors are poverty malnutrition poor oral hygiene residential proximity to livestock in unsanitary…

@dentalhealtheducation - Cancrum oris (Noma) is a devastating infectious disease which destroys the soft and hard tissues of the oral and para-oral structures. The dehumanizing oro-facial gangrenous lesion affects predominantly children ages 2 to 16 years particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where the estimated frequency in some communities varies from 1 to 7 cases per 1000 population. The risk factors are poverty malnutrition poor oral hygiene residential proximity to livestock in unsanitary…

Noma is a rapidly progressive, polymicrobial, opportunistic infection that occurs during periods of compromised immune function.  Gangrenous stomatitis

Cancrum oris, also called noma, is a well-known, devastating infectious disease. It’s a highly opportunistic disorder. A mix of bacteria work together to destroy the tissue of the face, particularly of the mouth and cheek

Noma - a disease afflicting the hungry

Noma - a disease afflicting the hungry

Cancrum Oris, commonly called Noma, is gangrene of the face, and for some reason it seems to hit kids more often than adults. More than of those affected by the disease die, as it eats away at the tissue and musculature around their jaws.

Gypsy children, at Auschwitz, who had a disease called Noma

What imams learned about Gypsy children on their trip to Auschwitz

Gypsy children, at Auschwitz, who had a disease called Noma

Facing Africa currently funds two teams of highly skilled and experienced volunteer surgeons from the UK, Germany, France and Holland to Ethiopia each year to perform complex facial reconstructive surgery on the victims of the disease noma. Each surgical mission spends 2 weeks in Ethiopia and genera...

Facing Africa currently funds two teams of highly skilled and experienced volunteer surgeons from the UK, Germany, France and Holland to Ethiopia each year to perform complex facial reconstructive surgery on the victims of the disease noma. Each surgical mission spends 2 weeks in Ethiopia and genera...

Six-year-old Zayyanu Murtala recovers from surgery to reconstruct a hole in his jaw and damage to his eye, caused by the flesh-eating disease known as ‘noma’, at MSF’s children’s hospital in Sokoto, northwest Nigeria. Coming from the Greek word for ‘to devour’, noma begins as an ulcer inside the mouth, which then eats away at the cheek tissue and bones in the mouth area of the infected person. Left untreated, the disease is fatal in up to 90 percent of cases. However, if treated early, the…

Photo of a old boy in Sokoto undergoes surgery to repair damage caused by flesh-eating disease

The New Nordic Diet - from Gastronomy to Health  from University of Copenhagen. The New Nordic Diet is a new food culture developed in 2009-13 with key emphasis on gastronomy, health, and environment. Major research in its effect on acceptability, behavior and learning skills, and disease prevention have been conducted by the OPUS centre at the University of Copenhagen and the people behind the award-winning restaurant Noma in Copenhagen.  This course will give the participants the…

COURSERA: An Introduction to the U. Food System: Perspectives from Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. Explore how food intersects with public health and the environment as it moves from field to plate.

Noma, also known as cancrum oris or gangrenous stomatitis. Used to sometimes present itself after serious infections like scarlet fever, chicken pox, measles, or TB. More likely to occur if the patient is malnourished or immunodeficient, and was observed in the Nazi concentration camps (Josef Mengele is actually the one that found out a lot of what we know about the disease progression and mechanism). Still occurs in places like Cambodia, Ethiopia, and Nigeria, but is extremely rare in ...

24 May Josef Mengele, The Nazi "Angel Of Death" During World War II, Arrives At The Auschwitz Concentration Camp

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