Confronting the Silent Tragedy of Skin Disease

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Presenter: Paul Matts

Published: February 2013

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Tags: skin dermatology health

Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society of Chemistry


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How many people do skin conditions affect in the developing world?  Approximately 3 billion people living in remote areas of 127 developing countries are deprived of even the most basic dermatological care which constitutes approximately one half of all disease encountered! Join Professor Matts as he describes how skin disease is both highly preventable and amenable to treatment using very basic chemistry. The lecture examines the science behind cause and cure using examples and case studies with a call to action for all!