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Each year a wide variety of activities take place around the world, these have ranged from the distribution of leaflets and postcards to large events, which have made each World Psoriasis Day a huge success and generate worldwide media interest.

Here are some examples of past World Psoriasis Day activities:
  • Distribution of 100 000 postcards and 5 000 posters to schools in Argentina
  • Activities for children in hospitals in Colombia
  • Youth camp for young psoriatics in Germany
  • Photo project and exhibition featuring young psoriatics in Norway
  • Road show in Singapore with the theme "Will you hold my hand"
  • National Psoriasis Foundation, USA, released white paper on children with psoriasis
  • International drawing competition for children
  • Free informational community events
  • Free assessments and consultations by medical professionals
  • IFPA Stigmatization & Discrimination survey carried out in 15 countries
  • Seminars and conferences on psoriasis for healthcare professionals
  • Online WPD forums
  • Global photo campaign to raise awareness of the WHO psoriasis resolution, featuring "speech bubble" with the message: "Put psoriasis on the agenda now"

Summary of WPD activities 2015

Summary of WPD activities 2014

Summary of WPD activities 2013

Summary of WPD activities 2012

Summary of WPD activities 2011

Summary of WPD activities 2010

Summary of WPD activities 2009

Summary of WPD activities 2008

Summary of WPD acitivites 2007

Who is involved?
Around the world local, national and international patient associations and medical societies are active members of WPD - and the numbers are growing. Anyone who wants to help improve public understanding of psoriasis can get involved. Please join us!

The WPD Steering Committee oversees the direction of WPD and assists national federations in their work. The Steering Committee is made up of psoriasis patients and patient association representatives from different countries.



Contact: IFPA Secretariat / Gustavslundsvägen 143 / 167 51 Bromma / SWEDEN ● E-mail: info@ifpa-pso.com
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