Fungal Infection Study Forum
The purpose of the Fungal Infections Study Forum is to conduct educational activities, undertake epidemiological and clinical studies and to promote research activities on invasive fungal infections. The results of such research would benefit the clinicians, mycologists and the general public. The trust was formed in view of emergence of Invasive fungal infections (IFIs) in India which is posing a serious challenge to the haematologists, critical care providers, ID specialists, pulmonologists, neurologists, medical mycologists and many other clinicians handling serious and immunocompromised patients.
The trust is the independent working consisting of clinicians and mycologists and instituted on 3rd March 2012 at Mumbai, India.
What We Do ?
Conduct educational activities including CME’s, Master classes, Workshops independently or part of scientific bodies. Undertake epidemiological studies on IFIs independently or become part of other studies. Conduct studies on the development or validation of diagnostic tests for IFIs. Conduct sound clinical studies including trials for IFIs independently as investigator initiated project (with Industry or Government or Institutional support) Develop country specific management and other guidelines for IFIs