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Partnerships and Networks

The partnerships that we foster through our activities lead to improvements in the quality and availability of skin health resources and services worldwide.


The ILDS has 215 Member organisations from 103 countries and we represent 215,000+ dermatologists.

WHO Collaboration

The ILDS is a global organisation, raising dermatological issues at the highest level. We work closely with the World Health Organization (WHO) across multiple areas. We are the only skin specialist organisation in official relations with the WHO.

See our projects and initiatives

Our Foundation Highlights

Regional Dermatology Training Centre

A supra-regional training, research and clinical centre in Moshi, Tanzania

Community Skin Health Journal

A dermatology resource for healthcare workers in under-served areas

Refugee and Migrant Health

The Migrant Health Dermatology Working Group (MHDWG) of the IFD brings together global specialists to discuss skin health issues facing migrants and refugees.


GLODERM works to build connections between dermatologists, trainees, and healthcare professionals around the world to promote skin health worldwide through enhanced access to care, training, advocacy, capacity building, clinical care, and research.

Standing Voice - Chihiro