“Psoriasis is a serious global problem”


In addition, the 20e edition of ‘Dubai Derma’ is physically held at Dubai, with the participation of more than 350 exhibiting companies representing more than 500 international brands, more than 180 world-renowned speakers who participate in more than 200 scientific conferences and workshops. The convening of ‘Dubai Derma’ physically and in person is a testament to that of Dubai pioneering position as one of the most ideal cities in the world for hosting world-class conferences, exhibitions and events, while ensuring the safety and protection of visitors and participants. In addition, the participants expressed their gratitude for the precautionary measures provided by the Emirate of Dubai and implemented by the Dubai World Trade Center, which ensures their security, and their application of the highest international standards to ensure the safety of participants, visitors and organizers.

The second day of the “Dubai Derma” conference highlighted some key topics such as: nail disease, chronic hand eczema, scar treatment, melasma management, resistant acne, alopecia androgenic and many others.

One of the lectures that received a great response from the attendees was a lecture presented by Dr. Achraf Reda, Consultant dermatologist at Welcare Hospital, Associate Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, Mohamed Bin Rashed University, Faculty of Medicine, Dubai, where he spoke about hives and related conditions.

In addition, Dr Reda confirmed that Dubai Derma is an exceptional platform that provides the latest scientific information and innovations in the field of dermatology, drugs, skin care and lasers. He commented, saying, “The aim of the conference is to empower dermatologists in the UAE and around the world to provide the best possible care to their patients. To achieve this goal, dermatologists must keep abreast of the most recent information and continuous and sophisticated training. Currently, the field of dermatology is undergoing a transformation and the most remarkable advances in recent years have taken place in the field of biologics and other new drugs which treat many chronic and difficult diseases such as “psoriasis”. . and “atopic dermatitis” to name a few. “

For his part, Dr Samir Hantirah, consultant dermatologist, American Hospital-Dubai, Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Fellow of the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery also mentioned that according to the World Organization Health ‘WHO’, the reported prevalence of psoriasis in countries ranges between 0.09% and 11.43%, making psoriasis a serious global problem with at least 100 million people affected globally.

He added: “Plaque psoriasis is one of the most common forms that causes dry, raised, red patches of skin (lesions) covered with silvery scales. Although it is a chronic, incurable disease , due to development and new treatment updates, there is now a new drug available called ‘IL-23 inhibitor’ for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy or to phototherapy. “

While Mohamed aboubakr, Managing Director of AbbVie Gulf, expressed his pride in participating in such a large conference which has become the largest scientific gathering of consultants and dermatologists specializing in the field of skin care. Middle East, North Africa & the region of the Indian subcontinent. Over the years, Dubai Derma has consistently held itself under the theme “Skin Health is Our Concern” bringing together skin care specialists, industry leaders and key decision makers from the region and the world. whole.

He added, “Dubai Derma’s scientific program was well built with excellent lectures on the hottest topics in skin health, such as new diagnostic tools and treatment modalities, skin management. psoriasis in adults, fillers and rheology, chronic hand eczema with the aim of further advances in the treatment of various skin disorders.

He concluded: “At AbbVie, we believe in the great responsibility of increasing patient awareness of the treatment of various skin conditions, in our constant research and development efforts and in working for the best treatments that help alleviate the disease. suffering of patients.

In addition, the dynamic “Dubai Derma” exhibition showcased the latest technologies, products and machines, and facilitated countless collaboration and networking opportunities for exhibitors and visitors. The exhibition space attracted a large number of participants who were able to experience the products presented first-hand and were introduced to the latest innovations from international companies and brands.

Additionally, the second day of ‘Dubai Derma’ featured various digital poster presentations, where researchers had the chance to present their research and initiate conversations on the topics of their presentations with the Scientific Committee of the event.

Dubai Derma is supported by the Pan-Arab League of Dermatology, the Arab Academy of Dermatology and Aesthetics (AADA) and the League of Dermatologists of the GCC and with the support of the Government of Dubai and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Dubai Business Events, the destination partner of Dubai Derma. In addition, the event is also supported by the American Academy of Dermatology, the Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, the Egyptian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ESPRS), the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), the Pakistan Association of Dermatologists and Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists.

Dubai Derma is organized annually by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, member of INDEX Holding, in cooperation with the Arab Academy of Dermatology and Aesthetics (AADA).

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