We are a global network of doctors and humanitarian practitioners coming together to improve medical wellness in underserved populations.

  • Teach for India

    NYDG is designing and delivering a public health/skin health and clean water awareness program through children’s books and other interactive activities. The project aims to change local attitudes and behavior towards hygiene and sanitation and conservation including the links to healthy skin.

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Sunplicity Program

NYDG Foundation deliver its sun prevention program through sport and active play to children and youth across the USA.

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MEDICAL DERM SCHOLARSHIPS IN AFRICA

NYDG Foundation and the University of Cape Town entered into a partnership to provide Scholarships, Research awards and Grants to strengthen the capacity of local dermatologists in Africa.

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN WITH ALBINISM

Across many countries in Africa, people with albinism, including children, suffer from discrimination, preventing them from attending school. NYDG Foundation will support approximately 20 children to attend high school in January 2018.

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Cambodia, Dermatology Clinic

In 2009, Dr. Colbert worked with the Maddox-Jolie Pitt Foundation in Cambodia to treat patients with severe dermatological conditions, and bring dermatological wellness to this underserved population.

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Haiti, Prosthesis Clinic

In 2010, Dr. Colbert treated severely injured victims of the Haiti earthquake. NYDG Foundation raised critical awareness for the need for Haitians suffering limb loss, and raised the funds for a prosthesis clinic in Haiti, where Haitians service their ongoing prosthesis needs.

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Haiti, Team Zaryen

Zaryen means tarantula in Creole. Team Zaryen was formed in the 2011, as patients of the prosthesis clinic got up and mobile. They are harbingers of hope, inspiring people to overcome physical adversity.

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Peru, Un Dia de Esperanza

Un Dia de Esperanza is a foster home in Peru that houses young children with HIV/AIDS. NYDG Foundation provides resources for these children to receive psychological counseling.

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