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


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.


Buruli in the news!

28 August 2014 | Geneva
Read 10 facts on Buruli ulcer

31 July 2014 | Geneva
Simple test promises early diagnosis of debilitating skin disease

10 July 2014 | Geneva
Clinical epidemiology of laboratory-confi rmed Buruli ulcer in Benin: a cohort
The Lancet , Vol 2 July 2014

20 June 2014 | Geneva
Management of BU–HIV co-infection
Tropical Medicine & International Health, DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12342

18 June 2014 | Geneva
Good data collection is essential for a better understanding of Buruli ulcer
The Lancet Global health, Vol 2, Issue 7

02 January 2014 | Geneva
Accelerated Detection of Mycolactone Production and Response to Antibiotic Treatment in a Mouse Model of Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease.
PloSntds DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002618

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