8 July is
World Skin Health Day

Aims to raise awareness about skin health and diseases

About World Skin Health Day

World Skin Health Day is a global initiative by the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) and the International Society of Dermatology (ISD) that occurs on 8 July with the purpose of educating people about the significance of skin health and encouraging discussion and actions that work towards improving skin health.

Discover Ways to Participate in
World Skin Health Day

Raise Awareness

Inspire action on social media through engaging posts, stories, and live chats.

Provide Care

Make a difference for underserved patients through outreach clinics, patient training, or volunteer days.

Educational Events

Organize impactful educational events like conferences, webinars, podcasts, exhibitions, or rallies.

Past Activities

Nov 2022 - March 2023

Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU), Indonesia, in collaboration with Yoppy Pieter, launched a photography exhibition on the invisible burden of leprosy in Sumba, an island in Nusa Tenggara Timor province, Indonesia.

17 – 19 October 2021

The Arab Academy of Dermatology and Aesthetics hosted a conference in Dubai, UAE, to raise awareness about Skin Health. As part of this, they provided free lectures and workshops on various skin conditions, including Skin Cancer, the Psychological Burden of Skin Disease and Common Skin Conditions. They also provided free in-person and teledermatology consultations and follow-up care to patients.

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