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Unleashing our community’s full potential

As the only global organization uniting people living with psoriatic disease worldwide, IFPA is the global leader in fighting psoriatic disease. IFPA launches a new strategy to unite, strengthen, and lead diverse stakeholders towards a common goal.

Over the past 50 years, IFPA has fought to gain political support and recognition for people living with psoriatic disease. Together, we have achieved tremendous breakthroughs. Now, it is time to act. IFPA unites the global community to speak up for the unmet needs of people affected by psoriatic disease, and insist on national implementation of the recommendations set out in the WHO Global Report on Psoriasis.

Vision

A future where all people living with psoriatic disease enjoy good health and wellbeing, free from stigma and preventable disability and comorbidities.

Mission

Unite, strengthen and lead the global psoriatic disease community to improve the lives of all people affected by psoriatic disease.

The 2021-2030 strategy is inspiring and gives a new energy to our work.

Jaime Melancia, President, PsoPortugal

Strategic goals

IFPA has formulated five strategic goals to inform change toward a future where all people living with psoriatic disease enjoy good health and wellbeing. The interrelated goals are equally important and support each other.

  • Goal 1 – Ensure global representation: Boost the voices of everyone living with psoriatic disease, everywhere.
  • Goal 2 – Lead global advocacy: Fight for the interests of people affected by psoriatic disease. Demand representation on global health and development agendas.
  • Goal 3 – Strengthen member capacity: Strengthen IFPA members. Raise national support for people living with psoriatic disease.
  • Goal 4 – Share knowledge: Close the gap between knowledge and action. Unleash findings to trigger breakthroughs for people living with psoriatic disease.
  • Goal 5 – Unite stakeholders: Build alliances with psoriatic disease stakeholders. Transform global, regional, and national collaboration.

IFPA’s new identity gives global flavour to our local actions.

Hoseah Waweru, President, Psoriasis Association Kenya

Psoriatic disease

IFPA represents all people living with psoriatic disease, everywhere. IFPA has adopted the term ‘psoriatic disease’ to reflect our inclusive community. Psoriatic disease covers all types of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis – the full spectrum of psoriatic diseases. A more detailed definition of the term is available on IFPA’s website.

It’s super inclusive. Everybody can be involved. It will really empower IFPA and empower ourselves too.

Silvia Fernandez Barrio, AEPSO, Argentina

Strengthening IFPA’s visual identity. Unleashing a united fight.

A revitalized organization leading a diverse, modern community calls for a powerful new branding. The identity reflects a bold, person-centered organization dedicated to amplifying the voices of everyone affected by psoriatic disease.


About the 6th World Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis Conference 2021 –

Quick Facts

Conference name: 6th World Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis Conference 2021

Theme: “Connected, informed, and united to improve multidisciplinary care for people with psoriasis & psoriatic arthritis”

Dates: June 30 – July 3, 2021

Venue: Virtual Conference broadcast from Stockholm, Sweden

Target group: Dermatologists, rheumatologists and general practitioners and allied health professionals with an interest in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

Website: www.ifpaworldconference.com

Twitter: @PsoriasisIFPA, #WPPAC21

About IFPA – Global leader in fighting psoriatic disease.

IFPA is a non-profit organization speaking up for over 60 million people living with psoriatic disease worldwide. Together, we are determined to build a future where all people living with psoriatic disease enjoy good health and wellbeing, free from stigma and preventable disability and comorbidities.

You can read more about IFPA’s activities on ifpa-pso.com.

Press contact

Camille Lancelot, IFPA Communications Manager.

Email: camille.lancelot@ifpa-pso.com

Telephone: +46 73 961 15 65

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