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Bad diagnosis scars toddler

April 9, 2019

Five-year-old Shantel* is covered with eczema scars and has lived in isolation almost her life with a condition that could have been prevented if her local clinic had made the correct diagnosis when she was few months old.

Township artist uses art to celebrate unique skin

March 6, 2019

Vitiligo, albinism and freckles are relatively known as the skin conditions that make affected individuals seem different from their peers resulting to confidence loss and distress, artist Mandilakhe Rolinyathi celebrates their unique skin through artwork with the aim of unsettling stigma.

Cape Town woman battles rare skin disease

November 1, 2013
Diseases and Disorders  

Psoriasis, a chronic skin condition, affects more than 125 million people globally. In South Africa, psoriasis patients not only face stigma but an uphill battle for care.