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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES FACED BY PERSONS WITH ALBINISM :REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
In many instances, persons with albinism cannot afford required services and goods, such as sunscreen, highly protective clothing, early screening for skin cancer, skin cancer treatment and vision-care devices. (...) In the United Republic of Tanzania, the Medical Stores Department has designated sunscreen a priority medicine for persons with albinism. Moreover, the sunscreen distributed through mobile clinics is locally made and formulated for general use, with specific attention paid to the needs of persons with albinism.
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Score: 1331835.8 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...sf/get?open&DS=A/74/184&Lang=E
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“The provision of such devices would help break down significant barriers to education and finding indoor employment,” she elaborated, suggesting also that hospitals dispense sunscreen, which is frequently unavailable “because of poverty and distance.” (...) Ero welcomed the Government’s plans to remedy these barriers and strongly encouraged producing sunscreen locally, to help persons with albinism integrate more easily into the workplace.
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Score: 1310177.2 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/09/1019652
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The UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa attended the colorful event that was filled with jubilation as the First Lady handed out sunscreen lotions and food hampers to persons with albinism as well as starter packs for them to initiate rabbit rearing projects. (...) The UNESCO study on amplifying the voices of women and girls with disabilities in Zimbabwe: a comprehensive study indicates that rural girls and women with albinism reported experiences of prolonged discomfort because their skins are too delicate to withstand the heat of the day, more so as they had poor access to special sunscreen lotions. Some in-laws who dislike married women with albinism reportedly ordered them to work in the fields under the heat of the sun for long hours to repel them away from their sons or brothers.
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Score: 1310177.2 - https://en.unesco.org/news/une...rface-meeting-persons-albinism
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Inaccessability due to inaffordability would be unjust. 2. Sunscreens containing nanoscale titanium dioxide for better UV-protection. Sunscreens are no basic need. There is no duty to provide them to those who cannot afford them. 22/08/2008 Nano-Divide Patent system as an impediment?
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Score: 1310177.2 - https://www.who.int/ifcs/docum...s/forum6/ppt_nano_bachmann.pdf
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ISSUES FOR DISCUSSION BY AND INFORMATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE OPEN-ENDED WORKING GROUP OF THE PARTIES TO THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL AT ITS FORTY-FIRST MEETING
K1901230 170519 UNITED NATIONS EP UNEP/OzL.Pro.WG.1/41/2 United Nations Environment Programme Distr.: General 3 April 2019 Original: English Open-ended Working Group of
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Score: 1261541.2 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...=UNEP/OZL.PRO.WG.1/41/2&Lang=E
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BACKGROUND INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE EMERGING POLICY ISSUE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY AND MANUFACTURED NANOMATERIALS
The background material has been developed from the original submissions received on this issue from stakeholders ahead of the informal discussions held in Rome on 23 and 24 October 2008. (...) In addition to the lungs, the skin provides a potential uptake surface following dermal exposures (such as for cosmetics, sunscreens, and nanoparticle-impregnated clothing and in the workplace). Studies have demonstrated that the intact skin protects the body efficiently and effectively against nanoparticles (such as with TiO2 in sunscreens). However other particles might penetrate intact or broken dermal barriers, and a generic conclusion regarding skin penetration does not exist.
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Score: 1250037.3 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...&DS=SAICM/ICCM.2/INF/34&Lang=E
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PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT : WRITTEN STATEMENT / SUBMITTED BY THE NEXT CENTURY FOUNDATION
Whether that be Tanzania’s president condemning witch doctors, the sun cream organisation Kilimanjaro Suncare in Tanzania that provides carefully formulated sunscreen products for those with Albinism amongst other initiatives or international organisations such as the Global Medical Relief Fund that have produced prosthetic limbs for Albino victims.
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Score: 1247511.6 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...pen&DS=A/HRC/37/NGO/198&Lang=E
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ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS BY PERSONS WITH ALBINISM : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
It is of utmost importance that Goal 3 include specific measures for providing sunscreen as an essential medicine or item for persons with albinism in order to prevent the devastating effects of skin cancer on this population. (...) A/73/181 11/23 18-11920 sunscreen and, wherever feasible, the launching of local production to guarantee quality, accessibility and availability and reduce mortality rates fro m skin cancer. (...) Furthermore, the provis ion and adequate use of sunscreen at all educational levels, especially in primary and secondary schools, could be included as a component of target 4.5.
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Score: 1237537.7 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...sf/get?open&DS=A/73/181&Lang=E
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Repellents may be applied to exposed skin or to clothing and must be used in strict accordance with the label instructions. If repellents and sunscreen are used together, sunscreen should be applied first and the repellent thereafter; use physical barriers such as regular or mesh screens or insecticide treated netting materials on doors and windows, and keep doors and windows closed; and sleep under mosquito nets during the day when Aedes mosquitoes are most active.
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Score: 1219138.6 - https://www.who.int/csr/diseas.../information-for-travelers/en/
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WOMEN AND CHILDREN IMPACTED BY ALBINISM : REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON THE ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS BY PERSONS WITH ALBINISM
In other countries, the lack of availability of health insurance coverage for albinism- related health conditions or products, or the cost of such insurance, pose additional barriers.54 Submissions from Argentina and Paraguay highlighted the high costs of adaptive devices and sunscreen, which makes them unaffordable for a significant number of mothers of children with albinism. 48.
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Score: 1216013.3 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...get?open&DS=A/HRC/43/42&Lang=E
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