Myths and misunderstanding surround albinism, writes Paul Odhiambo, 26, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nairobi in Kenya. Although rates of the genetic condition are¬†higher in African than in North America or Europe, inadequate information is still a common problem. What is albinism? Albinism is an inherited genetic disorder that decreases the quantity of melanin pigment, generated …

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McLloyd Kudzingo, 27, a Correspondent from Malawi, advocates education, laws and research to end the misconceptions about people with albinism and allow them to live in safety. On 9th March this year, a 22 year old man with albinism, Mcdonald Masambuka, went missing in the Eastern part of Malawi. His was found dead on April …

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