The International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (IADPO) - also known as GlobalSkin - is a unique global alliance, committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide. We nurture relationships with members, partners and all involved in healthcare - building dialogue with decision-makers around the globe to promote patient-centric healthcare. GlobalSkin's work is founded on three pillars: research, advocacy and support.

Important Announcement from the IADPO Board of Directors 

After more than five dedicated years of building the International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations into the thriving organization it is today, founding CEO Christine Janus has announced her retirement, effective January 15, 2021. The Board is sincerely grateful to Christine for her vision, energy, enthusiasm and commitment.

Please watch Christine’s video farewell and the Board of Director’s announcement here

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Research

Building comprehensive knowledge for our members

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Advocacy

Practical initiatives to realize our members' goals

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Support

Assisting members to develop effective strategies

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GlobalSkin is a truly global alliance of patient organizations that serve people living with dermatological conditions or skin traumas. We represent over 50 countries and more than 60 disease areas worldwide – and growing.

Given that people living with these conditions face many of the same challenges and obstacles, by working together, member organizations hope and expect to:

  • Raise awareness of the true impact on individuals and families
  • Improve access to treatment and care locally and globally
  • Share best practices and tools to improve the ability of all members to meet their goals
  • Improve the quality of life for their members
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2021 Core Mission Partners

 We gratefully acknowledge the support of our Healthcare Industry Partners

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