Societies & Organizations

Allied International / Regional / National Societies


Patients’ support groups/advocacies
and Worldwide Atopic Dermatitis Organizations

Patient’s support groups are kindly invited to participate actively at the Society’s meetings.


The International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (IADPO), a not-for-profit organization, has created an online community dedicated to atopic dermatitis with a comprehensive list of
advocacies dedicated to AD at the global/regional/national level.


Brazilian Atopic Dermatitis Association (AADA)

Brazil

AADA was founded in 1997 to improve the quality of life of patients with atopic dermatitis and their families through art, science and education. We organize support groups for patients and scientific meetings for physicians, create educational materials, and promote collaboration among patients, physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Website: aada.org.br

Eczema Society of Canada

Canada

Our mission is improving the lives of Canadians suffering with eczema through support, education, awareness/advocacy and research. We support patient and health care provider education, offer support groups and support volunteer across the country, host patient events, help improve patient access to care and treatment, and support research.

Website: eczemahelp.ca

Association Française de l’Eczéma

France

The purpose of the association is to communicate and inform on eczema disease and support patients and their families to help them to improve their quality of life in collaboration with healthcare professionals.

Website: associationeczema.fr

Dutch Association for People with Atopic Dermatitis (VMCE)

The Netherlands

Our mission is to improve quality of life of eczema patients. We work together with other skin disease associations to advocate for accessible, affordable and good quality of health care, also together with dermatologists and other professionals.

Website: vmce.nl

Norwegian Association for Psoriasis and Eczema

Norway

We are two organizations, one for adults, and one for children and youths. Our aim is, among others, to ensure the life quality both physically, mentally, socially and economically of people living with psoriasis, atopic eczema, other skin conditions and psoriatic arthritis. We wish to make the diagnosis understood, known and accepted. We wish to ensure all affected by the diagnosis is given equal treatment and care, regardless on where you live within Norway.

Website: pefnorge.no

National Eczema Society

United Kingdom

To provide people with independent and practical advice about treating and managing eczema and to raise awareness of the needs of those with eczema with healthcare professionals, teachers and the government.

Website: eczema.org

National Eczema Association

United States of America

The National Eczema Association (NEA) improves the health and quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support, and education.

Website: nationaleczema.org