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 WATCH THE FILM produced with our partner Standing Voice on the programme developed in Tanzania for people with albinism.      appointments as part of the project in Tanzania.    PR VINCENT PITCHÉ Head of the Dermatology Department at the Sylvanus Olympio Teaching Hospital Complex in Lomé, Togo     What is the status of the teledermatology and support programmes for people with albinism in Togo? In 2019, we focused on implementing teledermatology: we trained 40 health workers in 25 health centres and, between May and December 2019, 520 cases were examined remotely by dermatologists. The most common cases are receiving increasingly improved treatment in the field and only the most critical and most difficult cases are reported using the platform. All with a positive impact on cost, quality and treatment turnaround time. With respect to albinism, we chose the model of the mobile clinic that moves from city to city and, in 2019, we held 50 awareness sessions and performed 430 medical consultations. The most serious cases were referred to Lomé hospital. What were the highlights of the Second Teledermatology Conference held in Togo? This event gave our projects greater exposure before the authorities and partners, especially as concerns people with albinism, something that remains a blind spot in our countries’ health and education policies. It also sparked fruitful discussions, particularly on strengthening dermatology educational resources, and united a network of professionals and dermatologists from the French-speaking West African region. How are the intercountry collaborative efforts evolving? Quite naturally, during project transfers: Malian experts provided ICT* training to our health workers and we are currently talking with our Ivorian counterparts who want to establish their own teledermatology project. Dermatology is an excellent vector for South- South collaboration and Togo has every intention of contributing to that. * Information and communication technologies. Dermatology is an  excellent vector for  South-South  collaboration.  Fondation Pierre Fabre – 49 3,798 PEOPLE WITH ALBINISM monitored through medical 

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