shoe makers move closer to patients

Posted: march 2015

the APA shoe workshop has now moved from Soddo to Kucha clinic site. Much closer to the patients

adding glycerine to wash water reduces the amount of water needed and improves the moisturising effect of the skin

Posted: June 2015

Wound care expert and PhD student Jill Brooks presents a fabulous study at the World Congress of Dermatology that she has done with the APA team in Ethiopia showing great benefit in adding simple, low cost glycerine to the soaking water. Watch this space for more results and publications in due course.

Dr wendemagegn trains the trainers

Posted: march 2015

Wedndemagegn facilitates a training day on podoconiosis for community health worker trainers and key local public health leaders at Bahir Dar University. About 20 participants gathered on a saturday to lean more about this important health problem.

Investing to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases

Posted: February 2015

Geneva | 19 February 2015
New WHO report urges governments to increase investment to tackle these diseases of poverty. Dr Fuller attends the launch at Royal Society in London, UK to represent podoconiosis.

dr fuller attends the world congress of dermatology - vancouver

Posted: june 2015

Dr Fuller was invited to give a talk at the scientific session of the meeting entitled "Understanding Podoconiosis". Also podoconiosis features on the International Foundation for Dermatology stand as Dr Fuller is now the Chair.

Mossy foot uk annual report completed

Posted: September 2015

The Trustees are delighted to share the annual report showing a slight increase in funds received and grants of £15 000 made to support Action on Podoconiosis Association (APA) in Ethiopia who are going from strength to strength.

action on podoconiosis are visited by a film crew and two great you tube clips have been made

Posted:september 2015"

is the 10 minute version  

is the 27 minute version

congratulations to action on podoconiosis

Posted:september 2015

Mossy Foot UK is proud to be supporting this group doing amazing work for podoconiosis patients in Ethiopia. Check them out on

congratulations iron man richard gordon 

Posted:september 2015

Richard Gordon does an amazing thing and competes in the Copenhagen's Iron Man competition. He raises more than £1000 for MossyFoot UK. Many thanks Richard

podoconiosis on the podium at 24th eadv meeting

Posted:October 2015

Podoconiosis is featured in the preventing cellulitis in tropical lymphoedemas talk during a cutaneous infection symposium. Information about the care programmes MossyFoot Uk is involved in supporting were presented to a very different audience of dermatologists. Good opportunity to reach and inform a new bunch of clinicians.