WHO article

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.[…]

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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[…]

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[…]

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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[…]