WHO WE ARE

We’re a team of global doctors and humanitarian specialists committed to creating a healthier and more inclusive world through awareness, education and the prevention of skin cancer and other skin diseases.

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OUR MISSION IS TO ERADICATE PREVENTABLE SKIN DISEASES AND ADVANCE BEST PRACTICES IN GLOBAL SKIN HEALTH TO CREATE A HEALTHIER AND MORE INCLUSIVE WORLD.

OUR MISSION IS TO ERADICATE PREVENTABLE SKIN DISEASES AND ADVANCE BEST PRACTICES IN GLOBAL SKIN HEALTH TO CREATE A HEALTHIER AND MORE INCLUSIVE WORLD.

OUR PROGRAMS

Our programs support children and youth to eradicate preventable skin diseases and advance best practices in global skin health.

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SHADE UP! USA

One blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence can nearly double a person’s chance of developing melanoma. SHADE UP! USA aims to help coaches, trainers and educators protect the physical health of our active kids by promoting behaviors to prevent skin cancer and to build the healthy development of the whole person.

SKIN DEEP SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN WITH ALBINISM

Across many countries in Africa, people with albinism, including children, are attacked and killed due to their skin condition. Since the 1990s, at least 190 people with albinism have been murdered and 300 attacked across 27 African countries, the most in Tanzania.

SKIN SAFE H2O-ASIA

Globally, over 800 million people live in communities without access to clean or safe water. There are more people with smart or mobile phones in their hands than clean water taps in their homes. The water crisis is a public skin health crisis.

SKIN HEALTH FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIPS-AFRICA

There is approximately 1 dermatologist for every 2 million African resident, or 600 certified dermatologists for the continent’s 2 billion people.

STORIES FROM THE FIELD

Our programs support children and youth to eradicate preventable skin diseases and advance best practices in global skin health.

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WE BELIEVE IN A HEALTHIER WORLD WHERE PEOPLE LIVE FREE OF SKIN CANCER AND OTHER PREVENTABLE SKIN DISEASES.

WE BELIEVE IN A HEALTHIER WORLD WHERE PEOPLE LIVE FREE OF SKIN CANCER AND OTHER PREVENTABLE SKIN DISEASES.