Noma, Cancrum Oris, is a serious disease that can be prevented with good hygiene and simple antibiotics.
Creating a New Face of Hope: Dental School Researchers Fight Noma in Africa. Davis, R. MDental; Spring 2005: 28-31.
Dental School Researchers Lead Efforts to Eradicate Noma.
Spiro, M. University of Maryland Baltimore; 2008: 17-20.
Noma at the UN Human Rights Council.
Right to Food. http://www.righttofood.org/work-of-jean-ziegler-at-the-un/noma/
Noma (cancrum oris). Enwonwu, C., Falkner, Jr., W., Phillips, R. Lancet 2006; 368: 147-56.
Noma - The Ulcer of Extreme Poverty. Enwonwu, C. The New England Journal of Medicine; January 19, 2006: 221-224.
Noma Presentation (shown to the right)