— Welcome, Dear Delegates
ISMM formerly known as SIHAM (Society for India Human and Animal Mycologists) took shape to respond to a long felt need for practitioners and research workers in the fast emerging fields of Medical and Veterinary Mycology. Professor S.M. Singh took on the mantle to establish this society in affiliation with ISHAM during its XII congress in Adelaide, Australia in March 1994. The society of SIHAM is a registered body registered under the societies, Govt. of Delhi since the 17th of October 1995.
The objective of the society is dissemination of knowledge in the field of Mycology, to increase awareness among the medical fraternity, to help in diagnostic laboratory development and to enable, initiate and conduct multi-centre research on fungal diseases of clinical importance in the country.