The Jeffrey Modell Foundation convened with more than 200 leading physicians from 17 African Countries at the African Society for Immune Deficiencies (ASID) held in Hammamet, Tunisia. JMF presented a “Call to Action” with a mission of encouraging African governments to recognize and prioritize Primary Immunodeficiencies in their countries and throughout Africa. Physicians from Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Guinea, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia and Zambia participated at the ASID meeting. The Tunisian Minister of Health was the first Public Official in Africa to sign the "Call to Action".
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