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Preventing Konzo - the wetting method in action

Konzo prevention

Konzo is a neurological disease that causes irreversible paralysis of the legs, often in women and young children. It's caused by malnutrition and consumption of high levels of a cyanide compound found in the cassava plant - which happens to be a common staple food in tropical Africa.
Howard in Mozambique

In memoriam - Dr Howard Bradbury AM

On Monday, 28 November, Emeritus Professor Howard Bradbury passed away.
Howard at work

Biography of Howard Bradbury

Howard worked tirelessly to translate science into effective actions to improve the lives of some of the poorest people in the world. His passion, humour and determination inspired many of us and one of his greatest wishes was to see that work to prevent konzo continue. We will do our best to honour his legacy.