Academics

2015

  • Hay RJ, Fahal AH. Mycetoma: an old and still neglected tropical disease. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015; 109(3):169-70. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trv003.
  • Ahmed SA, van de Sande WW, Stevens DA, Fahal A, van Diepeningen AD, Menken SB, de Hoog GS. Revision of agents of black-grain eumycetoma in the order Pleosporales. Persoonia. 2014 Dec; 33:141-54. doi: 10.3767/003158514X684744. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
  • Nenoff P, van de Sande WW, Fahal AH, Reinel D, Schöfer H. Eumycetoma and actinomycetoma - an update on causative agents, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnostics and therapy. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2015 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/jdv.13008. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Ahmed SA, de Hoog GS, Stevens DA, Fahal AH, van de Sande WW. In vitro antifungal susceptibility of coelomycete agents of black grain eumycetoma to eight antifungals. Med Mycol. 2015 Jan 28. pii: myu098. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Ahmed SA, Kloezen W, Fahal AH, de Hoog GS, van de Sande WW. In Vitro Interaction of Currently Used Azoles with Terbinafine against Madurella mycetomatis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Feb; 59(2):1373-4. doi: 10.1128/AAC.04487-14.
  • Fahal A, Mahgoub ES, EL Hassan AM, Jacoub AO, Hassan D.  Head and Neck Mycetoma: The Mycetoma Research Centre Experience. PLoS Negl Trop Dis (2015) 9(3): e0003587. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003587
  • Elfadil H, Fahal A, Kloezen W, Ahmed EM, van de Sande W. The In Vitro Antifungal Activity of Sudanese Medicinal Plants against Madurella mycetomatis, the Eumycetoma Major Causative Agent. PLoS Negl Trop Dis (2015) 9(3): e0003488. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003488
  • Fahal AH, EL Hassan AM, Mahgoub ES, Rahman ME, Mycetoma in the Sudan: The Mycetoma Research Centre Update. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 27; 9(3):e0003679. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003679. eCollection 2015 Mar.
  • Hala Taha, Ahmed Fahal, Wendy W. J. van de Sande. Mycetoma:  Epidemiology, Treatment Challenges and Progress.  Mycetoma: epidemiology, treatment challenges and progress. Research and Reports in Tropical Medicine 2015:6 31–36
  • Wendy WJ van de Sande, Marian ten Kate, Wim van Vianen, Ahmed Fahal, Irma Bakker-Woudenberg. Amphotericin B but not itraconazole is able to prevent grain formation in experimental M. mycetomatis mycetoma in mice. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Jul 6. doi: 10.1111/bjd.14025. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kloezen W, van Helvert-van Poppel M, Fahal AH, van de Sande WWJ.  A Madurella mycetomatis Grain Model in Galleria mellonella Larvae. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015; 9(7): e0003926. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003926
  • Eshraga A. Ezaldeen, Raif Mohamed Ahmed, EL Sammani Wadella, Nadia EL Dawi, Ahmed Hassan Fahal. Actinomycetoma induced Cervical Spinal Cord Compression: A rare and serious complication. JMM Case Reports, (Accepted).

Sent for publications

  • Mohammed OE Abdallah, Ubai K Algizouli, Maram Abbas Suliman, Rawya Abdulaziz Abdulrahman, Mahmoud Eltayeb Koko, Jamal Haleem Shakir, Ahmed H Fahal, Ahmed M Elhassan, Muntaser E Ibrahim, hiba S Mohamed Methylome analysis reveals dysregulated developmental and viral pathways in breast cancer.
  • Wendy WJ van de Sande, El Sheikh Maghoub, Ahmed H Fahal, Michael Goodfellow, Oliverio Welsh, Ed Zijlstra. Mycetoma, Lancet infectious diseases. Accepted.
  • Sandra Smit, Martijn FL Derks, Sander Bervoets, Ahmed Fahal, Willem van Leeuwen, Alex van Belkum,  Wendy W.J. van de Sande. Genome sequence of Madurella mycetomatis mm55 isolated from a human mycetoma case in Sudan
  • EE Zijlstra, WWJ van de Sande, AH Fahal. Mycetoma, Editorial, PLoS NTD, Mycetoma Collection
  • Verwer PEB, Notenboom CC, Eadie K, Fahal AH, Verbrugh HA, van de Sande WWJ. A polymorphism in the chitotriosidase gene increases the risk for Madurella mycetomatis mycetoma
  • Sarah A. Ahmed, Wendy W. J. van de Sande, Marie Desnos-Ollivier, Francoise Dromer, Ahmed H. Fahal, Najwa A. Mhmoud, S. de Hoog. Development of Isothermal Amplification Techniques for the Diagnosis of Madurella mycetomatis, the common Human Mycetoma Causative Agent.
  • Ali Wadal, Tusneem Ahmed Elhassan, Hajer Ahmed Zein, Ahmed Hassan Fahal.  The predictors of Eumycetoma Post-operative Recurrence using the Machine Learning Algorithms Model.

2014

  • Fahal AH, Shaheen S‎. Jones DH. Orthopaedic Aspects of Mycetoma: Instructional Review. Bone Joint J 2014; 96-B: 420–5. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.96B3.31421.
  • Al Dawi AF, Mustafa MI, Fahal AH, EL Hassan AM, Bakhiet SM, Mahgoub ES, Mergani A, Mukhtar MM. The Association of HLA-DRB1 & HLA-DQB1 and the occurrence of Eumycetoma. Khartoum Med J – 2013; 6(3): 923 – 929
  • Geneugelij K, Kloezen W, Fahal AH, van de Sande WWJ.  Active matrix metalloprotease-9 is associated with the collagen capsule surrounding the M. mycetomatis grain in mycetoma.  PLoS Negl Trop Dis Published: March 27, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002754.
  • Wendy W. J. van de Sande, El Sheikh Maghoub, Ahmed H. Fahal, Michael Goodfellow, Oliverio Welsh, Ed Zijlstra. The Mycetoma Knowledge Gap: Identification of Research Priorities.  PLoS Negl Trop Dis Published: March 27, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002667.
  • Fahal AH, Mahgoub ES, EL Hassan ESM,  EL Tayeb E, EL Hassan AM.  Eye Eumycetoma: The Mycetoma Research Centre, Sudan Case Series & Literature Review.  Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 6 June 2014, doi: 10.1097/IPC.0000000000000157.
  • Khamis AAG, Jacoub AO, Suleiman SH, Fahal AH,  ‎Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Surgical Staff at Khartoum State ‎towards the Hepatitis B virus infection.‎ Khartoum Med J 2014;7(1): 932- 940.
  • Sarah Abdalla Ahmed, Wendy Kloezen,  Frederick Duncanson, Ed Zijlstra, G. Sybren de Hoog, Ahmed H. Fahal, Wendy WJ van de Sande. Madurella mycetomatis is highly susceptible towards Ravuconazole. PLoS Negl Trop Dis  June 19, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002942
  • Najwa  A Mhmoud,  Ahmed H Fahal,  El Sheikh Mahgoub, Wendy W J van de ‎Sande. The combination of Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid and ketoconazole proved to be ‎effective and safe for treatment of Madurella mycetomatis eumycetoma patients ‎with secondary Staphylococcus aureus infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis June 19, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002959.
  • Wendy W. J. van de Sande, Ahmed H. Fahal, Michael Goodfellow, El Sheikh Maghoub, Oliverio Welsh, Ed Zijlstra. The merits and pitfalls of the currently used diagnostic tools in mycetoma. PLoS Negl Trop Dis July 03, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002918
  • Ahmed SA, van de Sande WJ, Stevens DA , Fahal AH, van Diepeningen A, Menken SBJ,  and de Hoog GS. Revision of agents of black-grain eumycetoma in the order Pleosporales. Persoonia 2014; 33: 141–154.
  • Samy AM, van de Sande WWJ, Fahal AH, Peterson AT Mapping the Potential Risk of Mycetoma Infection in Sudan and South Sudan Using Ecological Niche Modeling. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(10): e3250. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003250
  • Welsh O, Al-Abdely HM, Salinas-Carmona MC, Fahal AH (2014) Mycetoma Medical Therapy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(10): e3218. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003218
  • Fahal A, Mahgoub el S, El Hassan AM, Abdel-Rahman ME, Alshambaty Y, Hashim A, Hago A, Zijlstra EE.  A New Model for Management of Mycetoma in the Sudan. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014; 8(10): e3271. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003271
  • Fahal AH. Mycetoma Comm Dermato  J. 2014; 10: 15-17.
  • Swierstra J, Debets S, de Vogel C, Lemmens-den Toom N, Verkaik N, Ramdani-Bouguessa N, Jonkman MF, van Dijl JM, Fahal A, van Belkum A, van Wamel W. IgG4 subclass-specific responses to Staphylococcus aureus antigens shed new light on host-pathogen interaction. Infect Immun. 2014 Nov 17. pii: IAI.02286-14.
  • Ahmed SA, van den Ende BHGG, Fahal AH, van de Sande WWJ, de Hoog GS Rapid Identification of Black Grain Eumycetoma Causative Agents Using Rolling Circle Amplification. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014, 8(12): e3368. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003368
  • Kimberly Eadie, Ahmed Fahal, Wendy WJ van de Sande. In vitro activity of antiseptic solutions against M. mycetomatis, implications on eumycetoma management. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Nov 27. doi: 10.1111/bjd.13570. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Suleiman HK, Ibrahim OM, EL Hassan AM, Fahal AH.  Fat Necrosis of the Breast: in diabetic patients.  Khartoum Med J. 2014; 7:2, 1000 – 1004.
  • Ahmed AK Ahmed, SH Suleiman, Fahal AH Aggressive Uncontrolled Gluteal Eumycetoma Invading the Pelvic Cavity and ‎the Spinal Cord:  Unusual Clinical Presentation. Khartoum Med J. 2014; 7(2): 1005 – 1007.

2013

  • Fahal, AH, The Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum, Sudan: a success story that need support. IJSR. 2013 3(1): 1-13. Download [PDF] from researchgate.net
  • Ibrahim AI, EL Hassan AM, Fahal AH, van de Sande WW. Identification of the Black Pigment & Heavy Metals in M. mycetomatis Grains using Histo-Biochemical Techniques. PLoS One, published 06 Mar 2013, PLOS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0057774.
  • Suleiman AM, Fahal AH. Oral cavity eumycetoma: a rare and unusual condition. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013; 115(4): e23-5.
  • Ehab AM Elagab, Maowia M Mukhtar, Ahmed H Fahal, Wendy WJ van de Sande. Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Mycetoma Patients React Differently to Madurella mycetomatis Antigens than Healthy Endemic Controls. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(4): e2081. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002081. Print 2013 Apr.
  • Suleiman HS, EL Hassan LAM, Fahal AH. Long Standing Gluteal Mass:  An Uncommon Presentation of Tuberculosis. Khartoum Med J  2013; 6(1): 864 – 867.
  • Osman AH, Ezaldeen EA, Ali BM, Jacoub AO, Suleiman SH, Fahal AH. Poor Infusion Therapy Knowledge among Young Doctors in Two Tertiary Teaching Hospitals in Khartoum State. Khartoum Med J 2013; 6(1): 854 – 858.
  • van Hellemond JJ, Vonk AG, de Vogel C, Koelewijn R, Vaessen N, Fahal AH, van Belkum A, van de Sande WW. Association of eumycetoma and schistosomiasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 May 23;7(5):e2241. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002241. Print 2013 May
  • van Belkum A, Fahal A, van de Sande WW Mycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis: a completely neglected medico-social dilemma. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2013; 764:179-89.
  • Fahal AH, Elkhawad AO.  Managing mycetoma: guidelines for best practice Expert ‎Rev Dermatol 2013; 8(3)‎: 301-307.
  • Al Dawi AF, Mustafa MI, Fahal AH, EL Hassan AM, Bakhiet SM, Mahgoub ES, Mergani A, Mukhtar MM. The Association of HLA-DRB1 & HLA-DQB1 and the occurrence of Eumycetoma. Khartoum Med J – 2013; 6(2):
  • GS de Hoog, S. Abdalla Ahmed, MJ Najafzadeh, DA Sutton, M. Saradeghi Keisari, AH Fahal, U. Eberhart, B. Stielow, GJ Verkley, Lian Xin, WWJ van de Sande.  Phylogenetic findings suggest possible new habitat and routes of infection of human eumycetoma. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 May 16; 7(5):e2229. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002229. Print 2013 May
  • Najwa A. Mhmoud, Ahmed H. Fahal, Wendy W. J. Van De Sande. The association between the interleukin-10 cytokine and CC chemokine ligand 5 polymorphismsand mycetoma granuloma formation. Med Mycol 2013, 51, 527–533.
  • Mhmoud N, Fahal A, Wendy van de Sande WJ. Polymorphisms of interleukin-10 and CCL5 Genes in Tuberculosis.  Trop Med Int Health. 2013; 18(9): 1119-1127.  doi:10.1111/tmi.12141
  • Ezaldeen EA, Fahal AH, Osman A (2013) Mycetoma Herbal Treatment: The Mycetoma Research Centre, Sudan Experience. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(8): e2400. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002400
  • Khamis, AAG, Ali BM, Jacoub AO, Suleiman SH, Fahal AH,  Knowledge, Attitudes Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Surgical Staff at Khartoum State ‎towards the Hepatitis B virus infection.‎ Khartoum Med J – 2013; 6(2):
  • Fahal AH, Shaheen S. Orthopaedic Aspects of Mycetom: Instructional Review. Bone Joint Journal (accepted)
  • Wendy W. J. van de Sande, El Sheikh Maghoub, Ahmed H. Fahal, Michael Goodfellow, Oliverio Welsh, Ed Zijlstra. The Mycetoma Knowledge Gap: Identification of Research Priorities.  PLoS Negl Trop Dis (Accepted).

2012

  • de Klerk  N, de Vogel C, Fahal AH, van belkum A, van de Sande W. fructose-bisphosphate aldolase and pyruvate kinase, two novel immunogens in madurella mycetomatis.  Med Mycol. 2012; 50(2):143-51.
  • Paul A Hoskisson, Ralph Kirby, Vartul Sangal, Nicholas P Tucker, Jolanta Zakrzewska-Czerwinska, Katarzyna Wierzbicka, Paul R Herron, Chun-Jong Chu, Dr. govind chandra, Ahmed Fahal, Michael Goodfellow. The draft genome sequence of the human pathogen Streptomyces somaliensis, a significant cause of actinomycetoma.  J Bacteriol. 2012; 194(13):3544-5.
  • Zein HAM, Fahal AH, Mahgoub, ES, EL Hassan T, Abdel Rahman, ME,  The Predictors of Cure, Amputation & Follow-up dropout among Mycetoma Patients as seen at The Mycetoma Research Centre,  University of Khartoum. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2012; 106(11):639-44. 
  • Mhmoud NA, Ahmed SA, Fahal AH, de Hoog GS, Gerrits van den Ende AH, van de Sande WW. Pleurostomophora ochracea, a novel agent of human eumycetoma with yellow grains.J Clin Microbiol. 2012; 50(9):2987-94
  • Mhmoud NA, Fahal AH, van de Sande WW. CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia in HIV-negative tuberculosis patients in Sudan. J Infect. 2012; 65(4):370-2.
  • de Hoog GS, van Diepeningen AD, Mahgoub el-S, van de Sande WW. New species of Madurella, causative agents of black-grain mycetoma. J Clin Microbiol. 2012; 50(3):988-94.
  • Fahal AH, Arbab MAR, EL Hassan AM. Aggressive Clinical Presentation of Mycetoma due to Actinomadura Pelletierii. Khartoum Med J.  2012; 5(1): 699-702.
  • Mohamed, EW, Suleiman HS, Fadella, AI, Fahal, AH. Aggressive Perineal and Pelvic Eumycetoma: An unusual and challenging problem to treat. Khartoum Med J.  2012; (5)2:771-774.
  • Wendy Kloezen, Jacques F. Meis, Ilse Curfs-Breuker, Ahmed Fahal, Wendy W. J. van de Sande. In vitro antifungal activity of isavuconazole to Madurella mycetomatis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012; 56(11):6054-6.
  • Mohamed EW, Mohamed, ENA, Yousif, BM, Fahal, AH. Tongue Actinomycetoma due to Actinomadura madurae: A rare clinical presentation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012; 70(11):e622-4.  
  • EL Shamy, ME, Fahal AH, Shakir MY, Homedia MMA. New MRI Grading System for the Diagnosis and Management of Mycetoma. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2012; 106(12):738-42.
  • Fahal AH, van de Sandy, WW. The Epidemiology of mycetoma. Current Fungal Infection Reports. 2012;  6( 4): 320-326
  • Mhmoud NA, Fahal AH, van de Sande WW.The association between the interleukin-10 cytokine and CC chemokine ligand 5 polymorphisms and mycetoma granuloma formation. Med Mycol. 2012 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print
  • Mohamed YH Abdelrahman, Mayson B Mustafa, Shahd A Osman, Hanadi Hassan, Ahmed Hassanain, Ahmed H. Fahal. Assessing information and communication technology in surgical training, Sudan as example. South Sudan Med J. 2012; 5(3): 66-68.

2011

  • Fahal AH, Rahman I A, El-Hassan AM, EL Rahman ME, Zijlstra EE. The efficacy of itraconazole in the treatment of patients with eumycetoma due to Madurella mycetomatis.  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2011; 105(3):127-32.
  • Alex van Belkum, Ahmed H. Fahal, Wendy W.J va n de Sande. In Vitro Susceptibility of Madurella Mycetomatis to Posaconazole and Terbinafine. Antimicrob Agents Chemother.  2011; 55(4):1771-3.
  • Zubair Amin, Jack Boulet, David A. Cook, Rachel Ellaway, Ahmad Fahal, Roger Kneebone, Moira Maley, Doris Ostergaard, Gominda Ponamperuma, Andy Wearn, Amitai Ziv. Technology-Enabled Technology-enabled assessment of health professions education: Consensus statement and recommendations from the Ottawa 2010 conference. Medical Teacher 2011; 33( 5): 364–369
  • Fahal AH, EL Sheik H, El Hassan AM. Venous Varicosity in Mycetoma. Sudan Med J. 2011; 47(1): 20-24.
  • Fahal AH. Mycetoma. Review article, Khartoum Med J. 2011; 4(1): 514-523.
  • Omer TA, EL Hassan LAM, EL Hassan AM, Fahal AH A rare presentation of Xanthogranulomatous appendicitis and Caecal Angio-lipoma in one patient. Sudan Med J. 2011; 46(4):

2010

  • Abdelrahman MYH, Mustafa MB, Fahal AH. Educational technology in surgery. Sudan Med J 2010; 46(3):152-159.
  • Yousif BM, Fahal AH, Yahia MY. The Cell Block Technique: A New Diagnostic Tool for Mycetoma. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg.  2010; 104(1):6-9.
  • Fahal AH, Abu Sabaa. AH. Mycetoma in Children. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010; 104: 117–12. PMID: 19716573.
  • Fahal, AH. Management of mycetoma. Expert Rev Dermatol. 2010; 5(1), 87–93.
  • van de Sande WWJ, Fahal AH, Tavakol M, van Belkum A, Polymorphisms in catechol-O-methyltransferase and cytochrome p450 subfamily 19 genes predispose towards Madurella mycetomatis-induced mycetoma susceptibility. Med Mycol. 26.2.2010; 48(7):959-68. ,  PMID: 20184498
  • van de Sande WW, Fahal AH, Bakker-Woudenberg IA, van Belkum A. Madurella Mycetomatis is not susceptible to the Echinocandin class of antifungal agents. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 june, 54(6):2738-2740. PMID: 20350944
  • Darwish A, Nasr AO, Elhassan LA and Fahal AH Cyclosporine-A Therapy induced Multiple Bilateral Breast and Accessory Axillary Breast Fibroadenoma.  J Med Case Reports.   2010; 11(4): 267. PMID: 20701786.
  • Fahal AH. Continuing Professional Development in Medical & Health Professions. International J Sud Research, 2010; 1(1): 29-34.

2009

  • Abd El-Bagi MEB, Fahal AH.  Mycetoma revisited. Incidence of various radiographic signs. Saudi Med J. 2009;30(4):529-33. PMID: 19370281.

2008

  • Quintana ET, Wierzbicka K, Mackiewicz P, Osman A, Fahal AH, Hamid ME, Zakrzewska-Czerwinska J, Maldonado LA, Goodfellow M. Streptomyces sudanensis sp. nov., a new pathogen isolated from patients with actinomycetoma. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2008; 93(3):305-13. PMID: 18157699.
  • Dejan Stojković, Marina Soković, Ana Džamić, Mihailo Ristić, Ahmed Fahal Silvana Petrović, Ivana Djujić Sami Khalid. In vitro Susceptibility of Actinomadura madurae Clinical Isolates to Turpentine Oil of Pinus pinaster and α-Pinene. Arch. Biol. Sci., Belgrade. 2008; 60 (4): 697-701

2007

  • van de Sande WW, Fahal A, Verbrugh H, van Belkum A. Polymorphisms in genes involved in innate immunity predispose toward mycetoma susceptibility. J  Immunol. 2007; 179(5):3065-74. PMID: 17709521. [Download Free Article].
  • van de Sande WW, de Kat J, Coppens J, Ahmed AO, Fahal A, Verbrugh H, van Belkum A. Melanin biosynthesis in Madurella mycetomatis and its effect on susceptibility to itraconazole and ketoconazole. Microbes Infect. 2007; 9: 1114-1123. PMID: 17644456.
  • van de Sande WW, Fahal A, Verbrugh H, van Belkum A. Madurella mycetomatis compounds cross-reactive with galactomannan are detectable in culture supernatant but not in serum. J Med Microbiol. 2007; 56: 869-70. PMID: 17510278. [Download Free Article].
  • Ahmed AA, van de Sande WW, Fahal A, Bakker-Woudenberg I, Verbrugh H, van Belkum A. Management of mycetoma: major challenge in tropical mycoses with limited international recognition.  Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2007; 20(2):146-51. PMID: 17496572.
  • van de Sande WW, Fahal AH, Riley TV, Verbrugh H, van Belkum A. In vitro susceptibility of Madurella mycetomatis, prime agent of Madura foot, to tea tree oil and artemisinin. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2007; 59(3):553-5 PMID: 17324961. [Download Free Article].
  • Fahal AH. Medical Education in the Sudan. The strengths and weakness. Medical Teach. 2007; 29(9):910-14. PMID: 18158664.
  • Hussein A, Ahmed AEM, Fahal AH, Mahmoud A, Sidig A. Awad K, Ahmed EM. Cervical cord compression secondary to mycetoma infection. Sud J Pub Health. 2007; 2(2): 112-115.

2006

  • EL Hassan AM, Fahal AH, Veress B. Cell phenotypes, immunoglobulins, and complement in lesion of eumycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis. Sud J Dermato 2006; 4 (1):2-5

2004

  • Fahal AH. Mycetoma thorn on the flesh Review article. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg.  2004; 98(1):3-11. Review.
  • Ahmed AO, van de Sande WW, van Vianen W, van Belkum A, Fahal AH, Verbrugh HA, Bakker-Woudenberg IA.In vitro susceptibilities of Madurella mycetomatis to itraconazole and amphotericin B assessed by a modified NCCLS method and a viability-based 2,3-Bis(2-methoxy-4-nitro-5- sulfophenyl)-5-[(phenylamino)carbonyl]-2H-tetrazolium hydroxide (XTT) assay. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004; 48(7):2742-6. PMID: 15215141. [Download Free Article].
  • Ahmed AO, van Leeuwen W, Fahal A, van de Sande W, Verbrugh H, van Belkum A. Mycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis:  a neglected infectious burden.  Lancet Infect Dis. 2004; 4(9):566-74. Review. PMID: 15336224

2003

  • Ahmed AOA, van Vianen W, ten Kate M, van de Sande WWJ, Van Belkum A, Fahal AH, Verbrugh HA, Bakker- Woudenberg IAJM. A murine model of Madurella mycetomatis eumycetoma.  FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2003; 37: 29-36. PMID: 12770757. [Download Free Article].
  • Ahmed AOA, van de Sande W, Van Belkum A, Verbrugh HA, Fahal  A H, van Belkum A. Madurella mycetomatis strains from mycetoma lesions in Sudanese patients are clonal. J Clin Microbiol.  2003; 41(10):4537-41 PMID: 14532179. [Download free article]
  • Abd Bagi ME, Fahal AH, Sheik HE, Abdul Wahab O, Taifoor MK, Osmanr EM. High incidence of pathological fracture in mycetoma. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg.  2003; 97(5):582-4. PMID: 15307432

2002

  • Ahmed AOA, Adelmann D, Fahal AH, Verbrugh HA, Van Belkum A, De Hoog S. Environmental occurrence of Madurella mycetomatis, major agent of human eumycetoma in Sudan. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 40(3): 1031-1036. PMID: 11880433. [Download Free Article]
  • Masri MA, Abdel Seed NM, Fahal AH, Romano M, Baralle F, El Hassam AM, Ibrahim ME. Minor role for BRCA2 (exon11) and p53 (exon 5-9) among Sudanese breast cancer patients. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2002; 71(2):145-7. PMID: 11883440.

2001

  • EL Hassan AM, Fahal AH, Ahmed AO, Ismail A, Veress B. The immunopathology of actinomycetoma lesions caused by Streptomyces somaliensis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2001: 95(1); 89-92. PMID: 11280076

2000

  • Fahal AH. The management of mycetoma. Post-Grad -Caribbean. 2000;16(4):229-232.
  • Mahdi SEI, Ahmed AO, Boelens H, Ott A,  Abugroun, ES, van Belkum A, Verbrugh H,   Fahal AH.  An epidemiological study on the occurrence of Staphylococus Aureus in superficial abscesses of patients presenting for surgery in a teaching hospital in Khartoum, Sudan. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2000; 29:155-162. PMID: 11024355. [Download Free Article].

Previous years publications

  • Ibrahim A, Fahal AH.  Recovery of radiologically functionless obstructed kidneys. Br J Urol. 1984; 56: 113-115. PMID: 6498428.
  • Fahal AH, Ibrahim A. Post - prostatectomy auto-irrigation with furosemide in the tropics. Pharmatherapeutic. 1986; 4(9): 590-594. PMID: 3094037.
  • Fahal AH. Acute Scrotum - Review article. Post Gradate Doctor. 1987; 10(5): 272-278.
  • Fahal AH, Yagi KI. Skin Endometriosis in Sudan. Trop Geogr Med. 1987; 39: 383-384. PMID: 3451419.
  • Fahal AH, Hassan MA. Fournier’s Gangrene in Khartoum. Br J Urol. 1988; 61: 451-454. PMID: 3293689.
  • Ahmed ME, Fahal AH. Preoperative fasting state in patients undergoing elective surgery. Emirates Med J. 1988; 6: 135-137.
  • EL Nour SAM, Fahal AH. Vertebral Solitary Osteochondroma. Saudi Med J. 1988; 9(6): 622-626.
  • Fahal AH, McDollan A M, Marston A.  Femorofemoral bypass in unilateral iliac artery occlusion. Br J Surg. 1989; 76: 22-25. PMID: 2917255.
  • Ahmed ME, Fahal AH. Acute gluteal abscesses. Injectable chloroquine as a cause.     J Trop Med Hyg. 1989; 92: 317-319.
  • Babekir ARE, Fahal AH, Hediet Alla A. Oesophageal carcinoma in Sudan. Trop Doct. 1989; 19: 33-34. . PMID: 2922814.
  • Fahal  AH. Gad EL Rab MO, EL Abdin SZ. The immune status of Sudanese patients with gastrointestinal tract cancer. Sudan Med J. 1990; 28(1-4): 23-29.
  • EL Zaki K, Ahmed MELM, EL Hassan AM, Yousif MA, Fahal AH.  Acute gluteal abscess following intramuscular chloroquine injection: A clinical and experimental study.  J Trop Med Hyg. 1991; 98: 206-209. PMID: 2051527.
  • Fahal AH, Hassan MA.  Mycetoma. Br J Surg. 1992; 79(11): 1138-1141. PMID: 1467883.
  • Fahal AH, Sahil RB, Suliman SH, Hassan MA.  Acute scrotum conditions in Khartoum. Sudan  Med J. 1992; (1): 29-39.
  • Ezedeen K, Fahal AH,  Ahmed  ME.  Management of hand infection in Khartoum. East Afr Med J. 1992; 69(11): 616- 618. PMID: 1298617.
  • Fahal AH, Suliman SH, Yagi  KI,  Gadir  AFA,  Mukhtar  BI, Malik MOA.  Salivary gland tumours in Sudan. East Afr Med J. 1993; 70(4): 213-216.
  • Fahal AH, Anwer AG, Suliman SH, Hassan MA.  Appendicular mass in Khartoum. Sudan Med J. 1993; 39(1): 86-97.
  • Fahal AH, Suliman SH, Sharfi AR, EL Mahdi  MEA.  Acute idiopathic scrotal oedema in association with diabetic septic foot. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 1993; 21(2-3):197-200. PMID: 8269822.
  • Fahal AH, Suliman SH, Gadir AFA, EL Hag IA, EL Amin FI, Gumaa SA, Mahgoub ES. Abdominal wall mycetoma: an unusual presentation. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1994; 88(1):78-80. PMID: 8154012.
  • Fahal AH, Suliman SH. Clinical presentation of mycetoma. Sudan Med J. 1994; 32: 46-66.
  • Fahal AH, El Hassan AM,  Abdelalla AO, Sheik HE, Cystic mycetoma: an unusual clinical presentation of Madurella mycetomatis.  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1998; 92:6-67.
  • Fahal AH. Pneumatosis cystoid intestinalis. Review article. Sudan Med J. 1994; 32(1): 1-8.
  • Fahal AH, EL Toum EA, EL Hassan AM, Gumaa SA, Mahgoub ES.  A preliminary study on the ultrastructure of Actinomadura pelletieri and its host tissue reaction.   J Med Vet Mycol. 1994; 32: 343-348. PMID: 7844700.
  • EL Hassan AM, Fahal AH, EL Hag IA, Khalil EAG. The pathology of mycetoma: Light microscopic and ultrastructural features. Sudan Med J. 1994; 32: 23-45.
  • Fahal AH, Hassan MA, Sanhouri M. Surgical treatment of mycetoma. Sudan Med J. 1994; 32: 98-104.
  • Fahal AH, Barka OZ, EL Lider AM. Pneumatosis cystoid intestinalis. (A case report). East Afr Med J. 1994; 71(6): 401-402. PMID: 7835266.
  • Fahal AH, EL Toum EA, EL Hassan AM, Gumaa SA, Mahgoub ES. Host tissue reaction to Madurella mycetomatis: New classification. J Med Vet Mycol. 1995; 33: 15-17.
  • EL Hag IA, Fahal AH, Khalil  EAG. Fine needle aspiration cytology of mycetoma. Acta Cytologica. 1996; 40(3): 461-46.
  • Fahal AH, EL Hag IA, EL Hassan AM, Hashim FA.  Leishmanial cholecystitis and  colitis in a patient with visceral leishmaniasis.  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1995; 89: 284. PMID: 7660434.
  • Fahal AH, EL Razig SA, Suliman SH, Ibrahim SZ, Tigani AE. Gastrointestinal tract cancer in association with hepatitis and HIV infection. East Afr Med J.1995; 72(7): 424-426. PMID: 7660434.
  • Fahal AH, Omer SM, El Razig SA, Ali ABE, Mahdi EMA, Mahgoub ES.  Thyroid function in mycetoma patients. East Afr Med J. 1995; 72(7): 454-456. PMID: 7498029.
  • Fahal AH, Nasr A.  Scrotal sepsis - Review article. Surgery. 1995; 13(8): 2-3.
  • Fahal AH, Azziz KAA, Suliman SH, Galib HV, Mahgoub ES. Dual infection with mycetoma and tuberculosis. East Afr Med J. 1995; 72(11): 749-750. PMID: 8904072.
  • Musa MT, Fahal AH, EL Arabi YE. Aspiration sclerotherapy for Hydroceles in the Tropics. Br J Urol. 1995; 76:488-490. PMID: 7551889.
  • Fahal AH, Gadir AFA, Nasr IO.  Penile ossification. East Afr Med J. 1996; 73(4): 276-277. PMID: 8706616.
  • Mohamed ARO, Fahal AH, Venge V. Immunoglobulin and inflammatory markers profile in mycetoma. East Afr Med J. 1996; 73(4): 212 (Letter). PMID: 8698027.
  • Fadl Alla AI, Fahal AH, Ahmed ME, Hassan MA.  Pattern of postoperative pyrexia in Khartoum. East Afr Med J. 1996; 73 (1): 78-80. PMID: 8625871.
  • Sourkati EOM, Fahal AH, Suliman SH, EL Razig SA. Intestinal obstruction in Khartoum. East Afr Med J. 1996; 73(5): 31-34. PMID: 8756035.
  • Fahal AH, Yagi HI, EL Hassan AM. Mycetoma induced palatal deficiency and pharyngeal plexus dysfunction. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1996; 90: 676-677. PMID: 9015514
  • Fahal AH, Sheikh HE, EL Hassan AM. Pathological fracture in mycetoma. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg.  1996; 90: 675-676. PMID: 9015513.
  • Fahal AH, Sharfi AR, Sheikh HE, EL Hassan AM. Mycetoma: Uncommon complication. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1996; 89: 550-552.
  • Fahal AH, Sadig ME, Suliman SH, EL Razig SA, Mahgoub ES. Lack of association between ABO blood groups and Rh factor and the tendency to develop mycetoma. East Afr Med J. 1996; 11: 769. (Letter). PMID: 8997873
  • EL Mahdi EMA, Kadaro AY, Fahal AH, EL Awad MS, EL Bagir MN, Mohammed SA, Idris AET, Muktar E. Type 1 diabetes mellitus in the Sudan. Epidemiological features and complications. Sudan Med J. 1996; 34(1): 12-18.
  • Fahal, AH, EL Hag IA, Gadir AFA, EL Lider AR, Baraka OZ, EL Hassan AM. The blood supply and vasculature in mycetoma. J Med Vet Mycol. 1997; 35: 101-106. PMID: 9147269
  • Fahal AH, Sheikh HE, EL Lider MA, Homeida MA, EL Arabi YE, Mahgoub ES. Ultrasonic imaging in mycetoma. Br J Surg. 1997; 78: 765-766. PMID: 9278658
  • Fahal AH, Barido NO, Gadir AFA, EL Arabi YE. Calculi within an anal fistula tract. Br J Surg. 1994; 84:1001. PMID: 9240147.
  • Ahmed AOA, Fahal AH, Abugroun EAM, Zijlstra E, Belkum A van, Verbrugh HA. Unexpected high prevelance of secondary bacterial infection in mycetoma. J Clin Microbiol. 1998; 36(3):  850-851.
  • Ahmed AOA, van Belkum A, Fahal AH, EL nor AEA,  Abougroum EAM, Vanden Bergh MFQ, Zijlsra EE, Verbrugh HA. Nasal cariage of staphylococcus aureus and epidemiology of surgical –site infection in a Sudanese university hospital. J Clin Microbiol. 1998; 36(12): 14-18. PMID: 9817883. [Download free Article].
  • Fahal AH, Sharfy ARA. Vulval mycetoma: a rare cause of bladder outlet obstruction. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1998; 92: 652-653. PMID: 10326112.
  • Ahmed AO, Mukhtar MM, Kools-Sijmons M, Fahal AH, de Hoog S, van den Ende BG, Zijstara, ED, Verburgh H, Abugroun ESA, EL Hassan AM, van Beklkum A. Development of a species-specific PCR RFLP procedure for the identification of Madurella mycetomatis. J Clin Microbiol. 1999; 37(10):3175-8. PMID: 10488173. [Download Free Article]
  • Fahal AH, Zijlstar EE. Keloid en hypertofishe littekens WCS Nieuws 1998; 2(6): 21-25.

Contribution to Books, Guidelines & Newsletters

  • Fahal AH. Mycetoma in Williams, Bulstrode, O'Connell, Bailey and Love's Short Practice of Surgery 26E:  26th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2013, pp 64-68.
  • van Belkum A, Fahal, AH,  van de Sande WW. Mycetoma by madurella mycetomatis: A completely neglected medico-social dilemma. In Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity in Children IX. Springer Science & Business Media New York 2012
  • Zubar Amin, David A. Cook, Rachel Ellaway, Ahmad Fahal, Roger Kneebone, Moira Maley, Doris Ostergaard, Gominda Ponamperuma, Andy Wearn, Jack Boulet, Amitai Ziv,  2011  
  • van de Sande, WWJ, Fahal AH, de Hoog S, van Belkum A. Madurella. In D. Liu (ed.), Molecular detection of fungal pathogens. Taylor & Francis CRC Press, 2011, pp  958 
  • Fahal, AH Mycetoma in Richard, Guerrant, Walker, Peter, Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practice. Third edition, Elsevier Publisher, 2011, chapter 83, pp. 565-568
  • Ottawa 2010, Assessment & Technology, Consensus Statemen
  • Fahal AH. Educational Development Centres in the Sudan in Ahmed A. The role of Diaspora in technology transfer and achieving sustainable development in Sudan UNCESCO, 2008 PP 77-80
  • Fahal AH, Mycetoma: Clinico-pathological Monograph, University of Khartoum Press. 2006.
  • Fahal AH, Actinomycetoma in Africa: in Serrano JA, Sandoval AH,  Beaman BL. Actinomicetoma, Merida, Venezuela, 2006.
  • Fahal AH, Ahmed ME, Imbabi ARS, How to write a thesis, Educational Development Centre University of Khartoum, 2006.
  • Hassan MA, Fahal AH.  Mycetoma: in Tropical Surgery, Kamil R, Lumbly J, Westminster Publication LTD, 2004.
  • Karrar EZ, Fahal, AH, Axander ES, Surgical skills, Educational Development Centre University of Khartoum, 2001.
  • Fahal AH, Evidence Based Guidelines for the Management of Mycetoma Patients, 2001.

Conferences & Meetings

Speaking at Learned Societies Conferences

presentation

  • Penn State Milton S, Hershey, Medical center USA
  • The Mycetoma Research Center, Sudan-A Success story, The University of Brighton, UK

Local Conferences & Meetings

  • Immune responses of Sudanese patients with gastro- intestinal tract cancer. Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Khartoum, 1984.
  • Intestinal pseudo-obstruction. Sudanese Society of Gastroenterology, Khartoum, 1985.
  • The immunology of gastrointestinal tract cancer. Sudanese Society of Gastroenterology, Khartoum, 1985.
  • The femero-femoral bypass. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Khartoum, 1989.
  • Recent advances in Gastroenterology. Sudanese Society of Gastroenterology, Khartoum, 1989.
  • The Clinical Presentation of Mycetoma. The Mycetoma Seminar. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Khartoum, 1990.
  • Mycetoma in the Sudan. Soba University Hospital, Annual Conference, Khartoum, 1991.
  • Acute Scrotum. The Sudanese, Japanese Nephro, Urological Conference, Khartoum, 1991.
  • Actinomadura pelletierii: The ultrastructure and the pathogenesis. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Khartoum, 1991.
  • Factors governing the outcome of medical treatment in mycetoma. The Sudan Association of Physicians, Annual Conference, Khartoum, Sudan, 1994.
  • Mycetoma: New diagnostic approach. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Khartoum, Sudan, 1994.
  • Infection risk factors in patients with malignant diseases. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Khartoum, Sudan, 1994.
  • Breast carcinoma in the Sudan. The Breast Carcinoma Seminar. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Khartoum, Sudan, 1994.
  • The spectrum of benign breast disease in the Sudan. The Second Scientific Conferences, Sudan Medical Association, Khartoum, Sudan, 1995.
  • Venous Varicosity in mycetoma. The 5th Pan Arab League of Dermatologists, Khartoum, Sudan, 1996.
  • Recent advances in mycetoma. The Annual conference of Pathologists, Khartoum, Sudan, 1996.
  • Risk factors for surgical site infection. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Khartoum, 1998.
  • The efficacy of Itraconazole in the treatment of patients with eumycetoma. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Khartoum, 2001.
  • The pattern of Benign Breast Disorders in Khartoum. The Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Khartoum, 2001.
  • Clinical Experience with mycetoma in the Sudan, The Third International Conference of Mycetoma, Khartoum–Sudan, 2002.
  • The efficacy of medical treatment of eumycetoma due to Madurella mycetomatis. The Third International Conference of Mycetoma, Khartoum–Sudan, 2002.
  • Abnormal presentation of mycetoma. The Third International Conference of Mycetoma, Khartoum–Sudan, 2002.
  • Susceptibility of M. mycetomatis to Medical treatment, Sudan Association of Physicians, Annual meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2004.
  • Breast Carcinoma in the Sudan, Pathological prognostic indices, Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2004.
  • Educational Development Centre, University of Khartoum, 30 years experience, The First International Conference on Medical Education in the Sudan, Khartoum, Sudan, 2005.
  • Benign Breast Neoplasm, Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2005.
  • Tomorrow's Surgeon, Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2006.
  • The treatment of mycetoma, Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2006.
  • The informed consent, National training workshop on Research Ethics, WHO, Khartoum, Sudan, 2007.
  • The informed consent, Training Course for Ethics Committee Members, Good Clinical Practice Alliance in Europe, Khartoum, Sudan, 2007.
  • E-Learning, The Second International Conference on Medical Education in the Sudan, Khartoum, Sudan, 2007.
  • E-Learning, The Sudanese Society of Gastroenterology academic meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2007.
  • Mycetoma in Children, The Pan Arab Conference of Paediatrics, Annual meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2007.
  • Post-graduate Surgical Training Assessment, Sudan Association of Surgeons, Annual meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2008.
  • Advanced Presentations Skills, ENT Surgical Association, Khartoum, Sudan, 2008.
  • E. Learning for undergraduate students, Gadaraf University, Sudan, 2008.
  • E. Learning principles, Gazeria University, Sudan, 2008.
  • Conference Presentations Skills, Gazeria University, Sudan, 2008.
  • Quality in medical education, The Sudanese Association of Dermatology, Annual Conference, Khartoum, 2009.
  • Quality in Medical Education, The Third International conference on Medical Education in the Sudan, Khartoum, 2009.
  • Quality in Higher Education, The Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum Annul regional Scientific Seminar, Khartoum, 2009.
  • Quality Assurance in medical education, The Third International Conference on Medical Education in the Sudan, Khartoum, 2009.
  • The Quality of Gastroenterology higher training, the Sudanese Gastroenterology Society International Conference, Khartoum, 2010.
  • Mycetoma from the Bench to the Field: the impacts of the Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum Graduate Studies and Scientific Research International Conference, Khartoum, 2010.
  • The Mycetoma Research Centre, East African Leshminia Group and Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Khartoum, Sudan, 2010.
  • The Mycetoma in the Sudan, the Annual Mycology Meeting, The National Veterinary Research Centre, Khartoum, Sudan, 2011.
  • The National Mycetoma Control Programme, The Fifth International Conference on Mycetoma, Khartoum, Sudan, 2011.
  • The epidemiology and clinical presentation of mycetoma in the Sudan, The Fifth International Conference on Mycetoma, Khartoum, Sudan, 2011.
  • Surgical treatment of mycetoma, The Fifth International Conference on Mycetoma, Khartoum, Sudan, 2011.
  • Scientific research is it important, Red Sea University, Port-Sudan, Sudan, 2011.
  • Continuing Professional Development. Sudan Medical Council, Professionalism Annual Meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2011.
  • Why quality in medical education. Building Capacity for Accreditation Development & Sustainability workshop, Sudan Medical Council in collaboration with WHO and WFME, 2011, Khartoum, Sudan., 2011.
  • Confusing benign breast conditions. The first breast cancer conference, Khartoum, Sudan, 2011.
  • Mycetoma; a medical and socio-economic dilemma, The Sudanese Association of Orthopaedics Surgeons, The Second International Conference, Khartoum, Sudan, 2012.
  • Simulation in Medical Education, The Sudanese Association of Physicians, The Annual Conference, Khartoum, Sudan, 2012.
  • E-Learning, The Regional workshop on Medical Education, The Scientific Society of Arab Medical Schools, Khartoum, Sudan, 2012.
  • Simulation in Medical Education, The Regional workshop on Medical Education, The Scientific Society of Arab Medical Schools, Khartoum, Sudan, 2012.
  • Mycetoma Update, The Sudan Association of Dermatology, Scientific Meeting, Khartoum, Sudan, 2012.
  • Quality in medical education. Building Capacity for Accreditation Development & Sustainability workshop, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2012
  • Mycetoma from the Thorn to the Bench to the knife, the 29th Congress of the International Academy of Pathology, and the 12th conference of the Association of Pathologist, Khartoum, Sudan, 2012.

Regional Conferences & Meetings

  • Appendicular masses in Khartoum. Pan Arab Doctors, Annual Conference, Baghdad - Iraq, 1989.
  • Gastro-intestinal tumours in the Sudan. Arab-African Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Harare - Zimbabwe, 1989.
  • Hepatitis and HIV infection and gastrointestinal tract cancer. The African Association for the Study of Liver Disease Conference, Cape Town - South Africa, 1992.
  • Infections in association with gastrointestinal tract cancer. The Jordanian Association of Gastroenterology, Annual Congress, Amman - Jordan, 1992.
  • The blood supply in mycetoma. The Pan Arab Association of Surgeons, Annual conference, Cairo - Egypt, 1993.
  • Pattern of intestinal obstruction in Khartoum. The Pan Arab Association of Gastroenterology, the Annual Congress, Amman - Jordan, 1995.
  • The Cytodiagnosis of mycetoma. The Pan Arab Association of Surgeons, Annual conference, Amman - Jordan, 1995.
  • The microcirculation in mycetoma. The Association of South Africa of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe, 1996.
  • The efficacy of Itraconazole in the treatment of Eumycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis. The Pan African Association of Surgeons, Annual conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 1999.
  • Mycetoma a major Problem in Africa, Pan African Association of Medical Mycology, Hartenboush, South Africa, 2005.
  • The treatment of Eumycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis. The Pan Arab Association of Surgeons, Annual Conference, Manama, Bahrain, 2006.
  • Educational Development Centre experience in medical education, Abu Dhabi Annual Surgical Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2006.
  • Mycetoma in the Sudan, Abu Dhabi Annual Surgical Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2006.
  • Educational Development Centre experience in medical education, WHO, Consultation Workshop, Banama, Bahrain, 2006.
  • Surgical training, Abu Dhabi Annual Surgical Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2007.
  • E-Learning, Abu Dhabi Annual Surgical Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2007.
  • E-Learning, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malawi Annual Curriculum Reform Conference, Blantyre, Malawi, 2007.
  • EDC Khartoum, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malawi Annual Curriculum Reform Conference, Blantyre, Malawi, 2007.
  • OSCE, Curriculum Reform Workshop, Faculty of Medicine, Sana’a University, 2007.
  • Teaching and learning, Curriculum Reform Workshop, Faculty of Medicine, Sana’a University, 2007.
  • Curriculum planning, Curriculum Reform Workshop, Faculty of Medicine, Sana’a University, 2007.
  • The impact of E-Learning in undergraduate medical education, The First Saudi International Medical Education Conference, Riyadh, 2008.
  • Computer Based Assessment, The First Saudi International Medical Education Conference, Riyadh, 2008.
  • If we are going forwards we are in fact going backwards, The First International Conference on Resent Advance in Surgery and surgical Education, Jeddah, 2008.
  • Post-graduate Surgical Training Assessment, The First International Conference on Resent Advance in Surgery and surgical Education, Jeddah, 2008.
  • The mycetoma story, The Second Conference for Faculty of Medicine at the University of Jordan and 5th Conference for Jordanian Medical Faculties, Amman, Jordan, 2009.
  • E-learning, The Second Conference for Faculty of Medicine at the University of Jordan and 5th Conference for Jordanian Medical Faculties, Amman, Jordan, 2009.
  • Quality of Post-Graduate Surgical training, The Second International Conference on Resent Advance in Surgery and surgical Education, Jeddah, 2010.
  • The Mycetoma Story in the Sudan, The Second International Conference on Resent Advance in Surgery and surgical Education, Jeddah, 2010.
  • Presentation skills, The Second Saudi International Medical Education Conference, Jazzan, 2010.
  • The Mycetoma Story, The Second Conference on Recent Advances in Surgery and Surgical Education, Jeddah, KSA, 2010.
  • The Surgical Training Quality Assurance, The Second Conference on Recent Advances in Surgery and Surgical Education, Jeddah, KSA, 2010.
  • Amoebic Liver Abscess, Delta the 15th International Conference on Liver Diseases & Fevers, Alexandria, Egypt, 2010.
  • Is there is a need for Quality assurance in Medical Education. The First International Conference on Health Educational and Accreditation, WHO, and WFME/EMRO Accreditation, Sana’a, Yemen, 2010.
  • Quality assurance in Medical Education. Um EL Quraa Medical School Staff meetings, Um EL Quraa, KSA, 2011.
  • The confusing benign breast conditions, the 3rd Conference on Updates & Recent Advances in General Surgery and Surgical Education, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Jeddah, KSA, 2012.
  • Simulation in Medical Education, the 3rd Conference on Updates & Recent Advances in General Surgery and Surgical Education, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Jeddah, KSA, 2012.
  • Mycetoma Update, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, KSA, 2012.
  • Teaching & Learning Spot light, The Third Saudi International Conference in Medical Education, The Saudi Medical Educational Association, Riyadh, KSA, 2012.

International Conferences & Meetings

  • The management of iliac artery occlusion. The Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Annual Conference, New Castle - UK, 1987.
  • The management of intra-abdominal sepsis. The Middlesex and University College Hospitals, The Surgical Meeting, London - UK, 1987.
  • Surgery in the Sudan. University College Hospital, The Surgical Meeting, London – 1987.
  • Percutaneous drainage of intra-abdominal fluid collection. University College Hospital, The Gastroenterology Meeting, London, 1987.
  • Thyroid function in schistosomiasis patients. The World Congress of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles - USA, 1994.
  • The vasculature of mycetoma. The European Conference of Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany, 1995.
  • Mycetoma in the Sudan. University of Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1997.
  • Mycetoma. Academic meeting, School of Microbiology, University of New Castle, New Castle, England, 1998.
  • Actinomycetoma in Sudan caused by new organisms, The systematic and evolution group of the Society for General Microbiology, the 149th Meeting, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, 2001.
  • Mycetoma thorn on the flesh, Guest lecture, The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London England, 2003.
  • New trends in medical education, Iran International Medical Education Conference, Tehran, Iran, 2003.
  • Mycetoma a global health problem, Global Academy of Tropical Surgery, Cairo, Egypt, 2004.
  • Medical Education in the Sudan, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK, 2004.
  • Mycetoma; A Heavy disease burden for Africa. The International Medicine and Health in the Tropic Congress. Marseille, France, 2005.
  • Educational Development Centre: 30 years experience. Association of Medical Education for Europe. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2005.
  • Actinomycetoma in the Sudan, The International Society of Nocardia, Lyeon, France, 2005.
  • Mycetoma; Clinical Presentation. The International Society of Human and Animal Mycology, Paris, France, 2006.
  • The impact of the Educational Development Centre, University of Khartoum in the Sudan and the region. Association of Medical Education for Europe. Genoa, Italy, 2006.
  • The use of information technology among medical students, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum. Association of Medical Education for Europe. Trondheim, Norway, 2007.
  • Mycetoma, clinical presentation, The Fourth International Conference on Mycetoma, Monterrey, México, 2007.
  • Actinomycetoma in the Sudan, The Fourth International Conference on Mycetoma, Monterrey, México, 2007.
  • Medical Education in the Sudan, Association of Medical Education for Europe. Prague, Check Republic, 2008. Medical Education in the Sudan, Association of Medical Education for Europe. Prague, Check Republic, 2008.
  • The use of information technology among surgical teachers in Sudan. Association of Medical Education for Europe. Malaga, Spain, 2009.
  • The breast carcinoma in the Sudan, the General Meeting, Providenciales General Hospital, Turks & Caicos Island, Caribbean, 2011.
  • The management of hernia, the General Meeting, Providenciales General Hospital, Turks & Caicos Island Caribbean, 2011.
  • The Mycetoma Research Centre, University of Khartoum, Sudan: a success story that need support. “Towards a Sustainable Knowledge-Based Economy in the Middle East & North Africa conference”, University of Sussex, UK, 2013‏.
  • Eumycetoma how it is still a neglected disease, The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 62nd Annual Conference, Washington DC, USA, 2013.
  • Mycetoma from bench to the field, Sudan Doctors Union, Ireland annual conference, Dublin, Ireland, 2013.‏
  • The Mycetoma Research Centre: The Aspirations and Reality, The Sudanese American Medical Association, Washington DC, USA, 2013.
  • Mycetoma: A Unique Neglected Tropical Disease, Penn State Hershey Medical Centre, Pen State University, Hershey, USA, 2013.