The WHO Pocket Atlas for Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) was launched at the Congress for South African Society for Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SASOG 2016). The South African Centre for Disease Control was represented by Dr Patrick Hlungwani. Furthermore, Dr Lester Chitsulo, parasitologist and former WHO leader for Bilharzia work presided over the launch together with gynaecologists from several countries. From left to right:
Gynaecologist Francis Hyera, University of Limpopo, Department of Public Health Medicine, South Africa.
Gynaecologist Roland Eddie Mhlanga, Mpumalanga Provincial Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology, South Africa.
Dr Lester Chitsulo, Malawi.
Gynaecologist Bellington Vwalika, University Teaching Hospital, Zambia.
Professional Nurse Deon Bezuidehout, Clinical Research, Merck, South Africa.
Gynaecologist Motshedisi Sebitloane, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine,University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Dr Eyrun F Kjetland, Research Fellow, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine/Norwegian Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases.
Mr Patrick Hlungwane, Communicable Disease Control, National Department of Health, South Africa.
Gynaecologist Sibone Mocumbi, Maputo Central Hospital, Mozambique.