“Buruli ulcer should not shut out the heart. The silence around it should be broken.” These words ascended on the PowerPoint presentation video as it ended, allowing the audience to open their eyes from the graphic video on buruli ulcer. But no matter how tight they closed their eyes, it could not defeat the fact this flesh-eating disease is a harsh reality the victims have to endure, day-by-day, unless we act accordingly with open arms and minds. . . .