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Global Dermatology Coalition Launched to Improve Health Outcomes for People Living with Dermatological Diseases Worldwide


Today, at the 75th World Health Assembly in Geneva, the ILDS is pleased to share the announcement of the launch of the Global Dermatology Coalition. This Coalition brings together a multi-stakeholde…

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75th World Health Assembly


The ILDS has contributed to two Constituency Statements at the 2022 WHA; one on Human resources for health and a second on Non-Communicable Diseases. Working together with other health professional …

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ILDS Statement on the Situation in Ukraine


We deplore the human casualties and tragic consequences of the war in Ukraine. The International League of Dermatological Societies Society (ILDS) stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and …

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Navigating COVID-19: an update from Nigeria


This month’s update is from the Nigerian Association of Dermatologists (NAD), awarded a DermLink grant in 2020 to undertake their End Advanced Skin Cancer Scourge in Albinos Project (EASCAP). As par…

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Thank you to our 2021 IFD Supporters

This would not be possible without the generous support of our Members. We would like to extend our sincere thanks and acknowledge your important contributions in 2021*.

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Spread the word: WCD2023 is coming!

WCD2023 is more than just a Congress. It is an excellent opportunity to strengthen the global dermatology community, which will disseminate scientific knowledge prior to, during, and after the …

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How patient impact data will help elevate dermatology


To date, the GRIDD project has already engaged more than 1200 patients around the world in workshops, interviews and surveys. Currently in Phase 4, the pilot version of PRIDD has been developed with…

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Navigating COVID-19: an update from Nepal


This month’s update is from the Society of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists of Nepal (SODVELON), awarded a DermLink grant in 2019 to provide topical steroid misuse training for commun…

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Meet the Board: Venkataram Mysore

I Dr Venkataram Mysore am happy to have joined the ILDS Board as a regional director in 2019 with a tenure for 8 years till 2027. This is an exciting period to be in ILDS as it starts several n…

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ILDS Advisor Spotlight: Esther Freeman

Dr. Freeman MD PhD FAAD is Director of Global Health Dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. She has worked to improve healthcare, espec…

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New ILDS Executive Director Announced

Her previous roles include Senior Account Manager at Kenes Asia (a regional division of a global conference management business) in Singapore, where she set up the company for the Asia-Pacific …

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Meet the Board: Ramesha Bhat

Father Muller Medical College Dermatology – Staff and Residents

I had the privilege of being elected by distinguished ILDS assembly delegates during WCD 2019 in Milan. I have been appointed as …

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