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World Congress of Dermatology 2019 - A new ERA for global Dermatology

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Last updated:28th Jun 2019
Published:25th Jun 2019
Source: Pharmawand

The 24th World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) is the world’s oldest and continuous international dermatology meeting held every four years under the auspices of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) and took place in Milan, Italy from 10–15 June 2019. 

We caught up with Professor Christopher Griffiths, Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee to talk about the congress and why it is so special, as well as posing a number of other questions relating to the prominence of psoriasis on the programme and what considertaions are important when making psoriasis treatment decisions with your patients.

Watch below to hear his answers.


The scientific programme addresses quality of life and comorbidities for patients with psoriasis, what other considerations are important in making treatment decisions?


Do you think the prominence of psoriasis in the programme is reflective of the increased number of approved treatment options for moderate to severe psoriasis?

What's special about the World Congress of Dermatology?

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