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Growing awareness of skin disease starts flurry of initiatives

This a bulletin of the World Health Organisation published exactly 12years ago, sadly it can pass as a recent  article as the problems lingers…. Growing awareness of skin disease starts flurry of initiatives More needs to be done to address skin diseases in developing countries. WHO/TDR/A. Crump Inside a village school classroom in Nigeria many children Read more about Growing awareness of skin disease starts flurry of initiatives[…]

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An African perspective of patient empowerment

This is much needed for better enlightenment of the urgent need of patient empowerment through patient support groups in Nigeria and Africa. I remember being asked recently, who is a Patient leader and what can patient groups do without medical/health community? IAPO member Danjuma Adda, Executive Director at Center for Initiative and Development (CFID)/ Chagro-Care Read more about An African perspective of patient empowerment[…]

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Why I think Skin Bleaching should be treated as Public Health Concerns.

Skin conditions and diseases continue to be neglected, underestimated, and written off as problems that are not life-threatening. But this leaves the dangers of harmful skin-bleaching treatments—which are ubiquitous in Nigeria, across Africa, and among dark-skinned individuals around the world—largely unrecognized. The World Health Organization published an assessment on skin bleaching in 2011, which stated that 77 Read more about Why I think Skin Bleaching should be treated as Public Health Concerns.[…]

Moyo Fagbenro

I have Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus)

Hi! My name is Moyo Fagbenro and I have Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus). It’s a chronic condition where the immune system attacks the body and can affect any organ.  My skin was the first organ under attack….I lost all my hair and have skin lesions all over visible areas – face and arms… It may Read more about I have Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus)[…]

Mrs. Abiola Segun-Williams..


*MY BATTLE WITH SCLERODERMA* When Abiola Segun- Williams, Tinsel actress who has also featured in many movies, walked into my office this year, it took a lot of effort for me to conceal my shock. She looked so lean and frail. She could barely talk but managed to whisper. Her skin had patches on them. Read more about *MY BATTLE WITH SCLERODERMA*[…]

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First Positive Self-image Intervention

Our first Positive Self-image Intervention event …. Positive self-image Interventions is genuine Self-Confidence innovative workshops with informal presentations of real life stories/experiences of conquerors. Is your condition, body image and visible differences affecting your career, business, and journey of life…? Is your child or spouse body image issues affecting your life? Are you feeling socially excluded? Are you socially Read more about First Positive Self-image Intervention[…]


Skin Health: New Insights from a Rare Disease

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[…]

Me and Sclero.

Me and Scleroderma

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 Linda living with Lamellar ichthyosis

Met with Onyinye living with Lamellar ichthyosis

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

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[…]