Monthly Noma Webinars

Monthly seminars will be held on the last Tuesday of each month from 16h00 to 17h00 South Africa Standard Time (UTC/GMT +2 hours)

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Our objective is to showcase a diverse range of speakers with expertise and insights on noma. If you would like to present a webinar, please get in touch

The list of confirmed speakers for the next few webinars are below. 

Dr Mujtaba Bala

Tuesday the 30th of July 2024, 16h00 South Africa Time

Dr Mujtaba Bala is from Zamfara State, Nigeria. He graduated with a BDS from Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University in India before completing his fellowship at the West African College of Surgeons. Dr. Bala works as a full time consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, senior lecturer with Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, and as a visiting consultant at Noma Children's Hospital Sokoto. Dr. Bala has more than 60 published articles, most of which are related to noma. He is currently pursuing his PhD in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto with a special interest in noma research.

Dr Stephan Heinrich Nolte

Tuesday the 29th of October 2024 
at 16h00 to 17h00 South Africa time

Since 1955, Dr. Nolte has held a pediatric office in Marburg/Germany for 30 years until he retired in 2022. Before he studied medicine and cultural sciences in Göttingen, Freiburg and Paris, he had a 10 years clinical training in pediatrics in Freiburg, and was senior consultant at the Marburg University Children´s Hospital from 1990 to 1992. He trained in neonatology, nephrology, psychosomatics, tropical and wilderness medicine, and underwent psychotherapeutic training. International experience in Rwanda, Kolkata and Nepal. For some years he was a lecturer at the annual Intensive Course of Tropical Pediatrics, especially on sociocultural and psychosocial aspects of medical help, held by the German Society for tropical Pediatrics and International Child Health (GTP) where at same time he was on the executive board ( Since his retirement, his research is focused on the history of pediatrics with an emphasis on Eastern Europe, National Socialism and medical ethics.



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