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Projects and Programmes

ILDS Awards

The ILDS, as part of its work in global dermatology, aims to recognise dermatologists and others in the field of dermatological care who have made an outstanding contribution to improving the experience for people with skin diseases.

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Global Partnerships for Education and Care

The aim of the GPEC programme is to improve the standard of dermatological education and care worldwide, through facilitating mutual learning partnerships between organisations. We seek to pair up dermatology departments to establish bi-directional knowledge exchange, furthering ILDS’ vision to attain the best possible skin health for all people around the world.

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Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Our focus has been on psoriasis and as part of the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism

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Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

Our focus has been on scabies and working with the WHO on the Integrated Management of NTDs

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International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-11

The ILDS leads the Dermatology Topic Advisory Group (TAG) for the 11th revision of the ICD

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DermLink Grants

DermLink is an annual grants programme that provides support for ILDS Member organisations to undertake one-off projects and initiatives to improve the treatment of patients with skin disease in under-served parts of the world.

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ILDS World Skin Summit

The ILDS World Skin Summit brings the leaders of our Member and Partner organisations together to discuss the challenges they face. The Summit provides an opportunity for leaders to share experiences and develop strategies to improve skin health at local, national, regional and global levels.

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World Skin Health Day

Promoting skin health around the world. World Skin Health Day is a joint project of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) and the International Society of Dermatology (ISD).

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ILDS Medal for Achievements in Global Dermatology

Every two years, the ILDS recognises the contribution to international dermatology of an outstanding individual with awards presented at the World Congress of Dermatology and the World Skin Summit .

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ILDS Young Dermatologist International Achievement Awards

The ILDS Young Dermatologist International Achievement Award aims to recognise recently qualified dermatologists who have made an outstanding contribution to international dermatology, particularly for patients in under-served areas of the world.

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Certificates of Appreciation

The ILDS, as part of its work in global dermatology, aims to recognise dermatologists and others in the field of dermatological care who have made an outstanding contribution to improving the experience for people with skin diseases.

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Statements and Submissions

These documents are aimed at a policy audience and may be focussed on specific issues and/or linked to specific events. We use statements and submissions to help shape outcomes of a particular meeting or strategy and to urge policy makers to take specific action.

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