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Psoriasis International Network (June 2013)

A growing network of psoriasis professionals and patient representatives from 95 countries!

Psoriasis International Network is a joint action of Fondation René Touraine and the EADV Psoriasis Task Force. This network fosters exchanges on psoriasis at the national level, as well as to facilitate international collaborations in the field of psoriasis.

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The Psoriasis International Network in figures

The Network gathers at present representatives of some 95 countries. 49 countries are registered on the website www.psoriasis-international.org, counting 31 national psoriasis medical groups plus the 18 SOLAPSO (Latin American Psoriasis Society) countries. 32 patient associations plus the major patient federations (IFPA, EUROPSO and LATINAPSO) are also represented in the website. Over 4100 dermatologists all over the world receive our newsletter and Focus On.

PSO 2013 - 4th Congress of the Psoriasis International Network

The Congress of the Psoriasis International Network – PSO 2013 is taking place on July 4-6th, 2013 in Palais des Congrès - Paris, France. The PSONET group is in charge of the the scientific organization of the Congress. It is an event directly aimed to serve the needs of practising dermatologists involved in psoriasis care across countries in outpatient services, hospital settings and private practice. This congress is accredited for CME credits.
Register to the PSO 2013 congress and earn CME credits!

Check out the website www.pso2013.com to keep up to date with the major international congress for practitioners on psoriasis. On the website you will find the scientific programme and now you can even select your favourite sessions and create your personalised schedule through this useful tool

Psoriasis International Network - Survey on Psoriasis Services Available Worldwide

In 2013, the Psoriasis International Network Committee of Fondation René Touraine is carrying a survey on services provided to psoriasis patients in dermatology centres worldwide. This survey will serve as the base for building an easy-to-access directory at the service of GPs and patients from all over the world. This directory will be available within the PIN’s website.

Here you will find the link to participate to the survey

Psoriasis International Network Symposium at EADV Congress in Istanbul

The Psoriasis International Network is organising a symposium during the EADV Congress in Istanbul this next October. It will be held on Saturday, 5 October, 2013 from 14:45 to 16:15, at Tophane Hall, ICC Istanbul Congress Center Taskisla.

The scientific content was proposed by the PIN Committee. The Symposium will focus on: Safety in psoriasis: The importance of registries. You can check out the symposium programme here

Launch of West African Psoriasis Group

The West African Psoriasis Group (WAPG), created within the framework of the Psoriasis International Network, gathers dermatologists from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Togo. This group gathers all members of national societies, and students of dermatology and venerology of the participant countries. The WAPG was officially launched during the first West African Meeting of Psoriasis, on June 21-22, 2013 in Dakar, in partnership with the Senegalese Society of Dermatology (SOSEDERM). For further information, you can click here.

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