What is Albinism?

What is albinism?
Albinism is a “group of inherited conditions in which there is little or no melanin pigment formed by the body hence its partial or total absence in the skin, hair and eyes following an arrest ,insufficiency of an enzyme ( tyrosinase) responsible for the production of this pigment. This result in a person having a very pale skin, easily affected by sun burns to pink blue to ash grey eyes and white or blonde hair.
United Nations Convention clarifies person with albinism as ones having long term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairment which in interaction with various attitudinal and environment barriers hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others.
The same convections further states that perception and reality of disability also depend on the technologies assistance and services as well as cultural considerations. Hence the concept”

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