Episode #30 | Navigating NMO in Challenging Circumstances: Global Inequities in Care

Demystifying NMO & MOG por The Sumaira Foundation

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In recent years, we have seen healthcare systems collapse under the strain of natural disasters and armed conflict and hundreds of millions of people being forcibly displaced. So, how do we meet the healthcare needs of people in humanitarian disasters, let alone those living through these nightmares with a rare disease such as NMO?

To talk about the unique challenges of diagnosing and treating rare conditions like NMO in these low-resource settings, we are joined by Dr. Farrah Mateen.

She highlights common barriers such as lack of disease awareness, limited diagnostic testing availability, and restricted treatment access. Dr. Mateen also proposes concrete goals to better support patients facing the most challenging circumstances.


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