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Worldwide unity for people living with psoriasis

The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) is a nonprofit organization made up of psoriasis associations from around the world.

IFPA unites psoriasis associations so that their global campaign for improved medical care, greater public understanding and increased research will improve the lives of people who live with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and explore the challenges psoriasis presents to the international psoriasis community.

IFPA gives nonprofit psoriasis associations a global voice to campaign on behalf of people who have psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. IFPA provides the unity that strengthens everyone's ability to support research that will someday find a cause and a cure for these diseases.

Five Fast Facts About IFPA
The first and only unifying global voice that supports psoriasis associations in an area of ever increasing focus and high unmet need.

An organization that conducts cost effective, successful and high quality programs which are bringing together psoriasis associations, healthcare professionals and healthcare industry as demonstrated in activities like World Psoriasis Day and World Psoriasis and Psoriasis Arthritis Conference.

The global representative of 125 million people with psoriasis advocating for and responding to increased research in the area psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and related diseases

IFPA has helped establish and develop psoriasis associations in countries where they did not previously exist or they needed support

The majority of psoriasis associations around the world are members of IFPA

IFPA Vision
A world without human suffering from psoriasis

IFPA Mission
To be the unifying global voice of all psoriasis associations, supporting strengthening and promoting their cause at an international level

SECURE universal access to treatment, to raise awareness and understanding of psoriasis and to change the treatment paradigm and end discrimination

GROW the IFPA national psoriasis association membership base to encompass all representative psoriasis associations

COOPERATE and become active partners with all relevant psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis stakeholder groups including medical associations, pharmaceutical companies and other relevant organizations 

INITIATE and communicate all relevant market and clinical research in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and related diseases

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World of Psoriasis is presented by IFPA

Sponsors 2007

Merck Serono
Merck Serono are the founding sponsors of World Psoriasis Day


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