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The International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (IADPO) is a unique global alliance, committed to improving the lives of skin patients worldwide. We nurture relationships with members, partners and all involved in healthcare ─ building dialogue with decision-makers around the globe to promote patient-centered healthcare.

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membershipIADPO has been created to be a true global alliance of patient organizations that serve people living with dermatological conditions or skin traumas.

montage goalsGiven 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

Membership in IADPO is open to patient organizations that serve people living with a dermatological condition or skin traumas. These can be regional, national or can be umbrella organizations that themselves are alliances of organizations. Additional membership categories are in place for:

 Why become a member organization? 


Skin Diseases & Conditions Represented by IADPO Members:
Acne Lichen Sclerosus
Albinism Lupus
All skin Nevus
Allergies Pachyonychia Congenital
Alopecia Pemphigoid & Pemphigus
Alopecia Areata Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris
Atopic Dermatitis Podoconiosis
Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome Porpyria
Behcet's  Psoriasis
Birthmarks Raynaud's
Burn Injuries Rosacea
Cutaneous Lymphoma Scleroderma
Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita Skin Camoflauge
Derm Research Skin Cancer
Epidermolysis Bullosa Stevens Johnson Syndrome
Eczema Topical Steroid Addiction
Hidradenitis Suppurativa Vitiligo
Hyperhidrosis Xeroderma Pigmentosum


Apply for our no-fee membership!  

How to join IADPO: complete an easy membership form to share info about your skin patient group with our Global Skin Community. See our list of IADPO members.