Meet the new ILDS President, Prof Henry W. Lim. Professor Lim is a distinguished dermatologist with an outstanding reputation in the field of dermatology. With his extensive experience and leadership qualities, he is set to continue the growth of the ILDS and spearhead our mission to improve skin health globally.
Guadalajara, Mexico has been chosen as the host city for the 26th World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) in 2027. The decision was made by Members of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) during the ILDS General Assembly held in Singapore on July 5th, 2023.
The 3rd ILDS World Skin Summit (WSS) took place in Lima, Peru from October 13th to 15th, 2022, and has been deemed a great success. The summit, organised by the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS), brought together 119 leaders from 47 global dermatological societies to address common challenges and opportunities in skin health.
The World Health Organization (WHO) convened its first-ever Global Meeting on Skin Neglected Tropical Diseases (or skin NTDs) in March 2023 in Geneva, Switzerland in order to address the challenges and devise solutions for the implementation of the WHO NTD Road Map 2021-30.
The 76th World Health Assembly Side Meeting on Diseases of the Skin was held on May 24th, 2023. The meeting was held by ILDS in partnership with Anesvad and aimed to address the challenges and opportunities related to skin diseases and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and develop actionable resolutions to achieve "Skin Health for All."
Recently, the International Foundation for Dermatology (IFD) and Bridges2Health&Rights conducted a one-week medical mission to provide medical assistance to local and displaced communities in Lebanon. This was done in response to the crisis and as part of a joint initiative.
We are thrilled to announce the second class of GLODERM Mentees, marking an exciting chapter in the journey of these aspiring global health dermatology leaders. Today, we introduce the 10 exceptional pairs of mentors and mentees who will begin a transformative mentorship experience, poised to make a significant impact in improving access to skin health worldwide.
ILDS is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Henry W. Lim as the new ILDS President-Elect. Professor Lim is a distinguished dermatologist with an outstanding reputation in the field of dermatology. With his extensive experience and leadership qualities, he is set to continue the growth of the ILDS and spearhead our mission to improve skin health globally.
We are pleased to announce that the Leo Foundation will continue to be The Global Psoriasis Atlas (GPA)'s lead supporter as it enters phase 3 (2023-2026).