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PRESS RELEASE

6 April 2017  – IFPA welcomes the findings of the newly released report “Encouraging policy action to address the psoriasis challenge” by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) 

  • New report reveals that limited actions have been taken by governments of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK, following the adoption of the WHO psoriasis resolution
  • The report gives a good baseline for follow-up of national activities by IFPA members in the respective countries and for pushing governments to take action
  • Further work is urgently needed to implement the definition of psoriasis according to the WHO Resolution, which states that psoriasis is “a chronic, noncommunicable, painful, disfiguring, and disabling disease for which there is no cure”

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