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 202 Member organisations from 98 countries and we represent 200,000+ dermatologists.
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.
World Skin Health Day Summary Report of 2022 World Skin Health Day Summary Report of 2022
World Skin Health Day 2022 was a global success, with activities taking place in countries around the world, including Chile, Australia, Madagascar, France, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Uzbekistan.