This list of action items was first printed along with article titled Racism, Medicine and the Body’s Largest Organ in ROC Issue 03, pages 45-49. To submit resources relating to this topic, please send us an email.
Download and share resources and handbooks on how different conditions may show up on various skin tones.
Recommend databases like VisualDX to your healthcare provider.
Support BIPoC-owned dermatology and healthcare businesses.
ENGAGE in a conversation. What resources have you found to address health disparities?
Donate to Brown Skin Matters, a community sourced and supported project addressing the lack of dermatological reference photos for skin of colour.
Find a professional who is competent in working with different skin colours or create a similar database for your own area.
Sign a petition to include various skin tones in medical education.
Whether you can give five minutes, five dollars or five days, your actions contribute to a positive ripple of change. Find direct links to all resources listed in our magazine below. Join the movement today!