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UK student Malone Mukwende’s handbook of signs in patients with black and brown skin aims to fill a gap in current medical textbooks

A landmark handbook created by a medical student, which illustrates clinical signs on darker skin, has become an international sensation.

Malone Mukwende
Malone Mukwende. Photo: University Of London

UK-based Malone Mukwende was spurred into action after he started medical school and realised clinical signs were predominantly taught through images of Caucasian skin.

Concerned that