The society has as its major task the improvement of the provision of dermatology services in Europe. The EDF has produced a Whitebook, is writing European Guidelines and provides once a year a course for residents in Dermatology.
The European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR), founded in 1970, is a non-profit organization promoting basic and clinical science related to dermatology. The ESDR is the largest investigative dermatology society in Europe with a current membership of over 700.
The European Section and Board of Dermatology and Venereology (EBDV) is a non-profit making organization with the purpose of protecting the public interest by establishing and maintaining high standards of training, education and qualification of Dermatologists and Venereologists in the European Union.
ILDS represents dermatology at the highest level with over 170 Member Societies from more than 80 countries and over 150,000 dermatologists.
Shoqata Shqiptare E Dermatologjise Dhe Venerologjise
Austrian Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Belarusian Society of Dermatovenereologists and Cosmetologists
Royal Belgian Society for Dermatology and Venereology
Bulgarian Dermatological Society
Croatian Dermatovenereological Society of the Croatian Medical Society
Cyprus Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Czech Dermatovenereology Society
Danish Dermatological Society
Estonian Society for Dermatovenereologists
Finnish Dermatological Society
Société Française de Dermatologie
German Dermatological Society
The Hellenic Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Hungarian Dermatological Society
Icelandic Dermatological Society
Irish Association of Dermatologists
Società Italiana di Dermatologia medica, chirurgia, estetica e delle Malattie
Association of Dermato-Venereologists of Latvia
Lithuanian Association of Dermatovenereologists
Luxembourg Society of Dermatovenereology
Maltese Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Dutch Society for Dermatology and Venereology
Macedonian Dermatovenereologic Society
Norwegian Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Polish Dermatological Society
Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Romanian Society of Dermatology
Russian Society of Dermatovenereologists
Serbian Association of Dermatologists
Slovak Dermatovenereological Society
Slovenian Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Swedish Society for Dermatology and Venereology
Swiss Society for Dermatology and Venereology
Turkish Society of Dermatology
Ukrainian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Cosmetologists
British Association of Dermatologists
British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)
Scottish Dermatological Society (SDS)
European & Worldwide Associations
European Association of Dermato-Oncology (EADO)
In the field of skin cancer including primary and secondary prevention, early detection, clinical diagnosis and clinical and experimental research.
The European Dermato-Epidemiology Network (EDEN) is a European initiative aimed at: -improving the role of epidemiology in dermatology sharing expertise -producing high quality work -contacting isolated groups and encouraging them to join in.
The ENS was established in 1997 by a group of European dermatologists with a special interest in the diseases and biology of the human nail. The society meets each year at the annual EADV congress.
The ESLD – European Society for Laser and Energy Based Devices is an non-profit organization, dedicated to dermatological procedures performed not only with means relating to lights (lasers, intense pulsed light sources and light emitting diodes), but also to alternative energy sources and other advanced technologies used in modern dermatologic practices.
The European Society for Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology (Euro-PDT) is a group for those who actively perform research in the field of photodynamic therapy and fluorescence diagnosis or use it clinically.
European physicians and psychologists working in the field of psychodermatology, psychosomatic dermatology, and dermatopsychiatry.
Society provides country- and topic-specific information for clinicians and other health professionals interested in the surveillance of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Europe.
The objectives of the EuWDS are to encourage and support the role and contribution of women to European Dermatology; to reflect the cultural diversity of European countries; to promote friendship and to enhance the level of dermatology in Europe.
The Fondation René Touraine is a European non-governmental, non-profit organization, founded in 1991.The purpose of the Fondation René Touraine is to support therapeutic progress in dermatology through actions bringing together dermatologists, scientists, pharmaceutical companies and health authorities.
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International Hyperhidrosis Society
The aim of the society is to improve the lives of people suffering from excessive sweating.
International League of Dermatological Societies
Global body of dermatological societies and organisers of the World Congress of Dermatology every 4 years.
International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS)
The International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS) was founded in 1978 in response to a need for a worldwide forum for dermatologists who offer surgical treatment to their patients.
International Society of Dermatology
Responsible for the ISD International Congress on Dermatology and the International Journal of Dermatology (IJD).
International Society of Dermatopathology
The aims and objectives of the society are to increase knowledge of the structure and function of the skin and of diseases of the skin by microscopy.
International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD)
The aim of the society is to promote international communication among gynecologists, pathologists, dermatologists, and related disciplines, and to establish international agreement on terminology and definitions of vulvovaginal diseases.
Pan Arab League of Dermatologists (PALD)
The aim of the Pan Arab League of Dermatologists is to foster collaboration between the Dermatology Societies in the Arab World in order to promote the specialty professionally and scientifically.