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31 May 2017 – At the 70th World Health Assembly, IFPA opens a new window for psoriasis advocacy in the global NCD Agenda


  • The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) organized a side event on psoriasis at the World Health Assembly, with support of the Permanent Missions of the Argentine Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Qatar and the Philippines.
  • Psoriasis takes a heavy mental, social and economic toll on over 125 million people worldwide.
  • To address the disease’s impact, IFPA has officially kicked-off the Global Psoriasis Coalition to unite stakeholders across borders, disease areas and sectors.
  • IFPA and the Global Psoriasis Coalition plan on reconvening in October at the WHO Global Conference on NCDs in Uruguay.

Read here the entire press release on IFPA’s side event at WHA 70.

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