Patient Support Groups
Through our activities inspire and establish active patient support groups to connect physically and technologically for self renewal, individual support, social inclusion, and deep community connection.
Walk for Skin Health (WASH)
WASH is awareness and enlightenment campaigns of Skin conditions, appearance related concerns and their link to general health.
Share Your Story
As we work, our main goal is to understand the problem space from the point of view of the patients and the affected. Stories we share help inspire new thinking and possibilities.
Our creative digital storytelling, productions and engaging App will get public’s attention, foster understanding, change beliefs, influence decisions positively and build trust between patients and their Dermatologists.
Outer Shell Africa – OUTER SHELL is an independent, patient-centered dynamic social change lab. A social enterprise where creative minds meet to address systemic challenges and psycho-social needs of people with Skin conditions and Appearance related concernss.
Outer Shell is on the quest for inventive sustainable models that are patient-centered and moves from the focus ‘skin care’, ‘cosmetic’ and ‘beauty’ to a broader focus on “Social Wellness.”
Inventive way to serve
Green Self-confidence & Positive self-image
Patient centered model
Broader Focus on Social Wellness
Dr. Andrew Thompson
We wish to work with you! We are building our team, and looking for creative young minds enthusiastic about what we do.
And we are excited to announce our first Positive Self-image Intervention event holding in Lagos Nigeria on the 26th of November, 2017. First Positive Self-image Intervention interactive show and workshop Theme – Journey to self-acceptance Time – 9.30am – 4.00pm Date – November 26, 2017 Venue – TBD Ticket – N5000 Further Details shortly. For sponsorship details Read more about First Positive Self-image Intervention[…]
Skin Health: New Insights from a Rare Disease Reblogged from National Institute of Health By Dr. Francis Collins Courtesy of Keith Choate, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Skin is the largest organ in the human body, yet we often take for granted all of the wonderful things that it does to keep us healthy. Read more about Skin Health: New Insights from a Rare Disease[…]
OVERCOMING TOGETHER, TRANSFORMING LIVES FOREVER My name is Sarah Jatto and I was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune condition, called Scleroderma, at nineteen years old. What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease (the body’s immune system attacking healthy tissue) with no known cause or cure. Yep! I’m stuck with it, until my miracle happens. Read more about Me and Scleroderma[…]
Onyinye will make the fifth person living with the genetic condition, Lamellar ichthyosis that I am meeting without going public yet with this our innovative initiative. As I listen to her very pathetic story, as I watch her fight tears, I cannot really understand or stop wondering why a particular area of health, is this neglected Read more about Met with Onyinye living with Lamellar ichthyosis[…]
Funmilayo, the Lonely girl I walked in and there she was playing by herself, I called her and she just greeted and continued playing while Yaqub got me introduced to her and all others in their office. I could not stop at anything, but to get her attention. She looked at me and smiled Read more about Funmilayo, the Lonely girl[…]