World Psoriasis Day

October 29, 2010,  is World Psoriasis Day, an annual day dedicated to people with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis.

Conceived by patient for patients, World Psoriasis Day is a global event to raise awareness about psoriasis and gives an international voice to more than 125 million people around the world who suffers from psoriasis.  Since 2003 the primary purpose of World Psoriasis Day is to act as a focus for people – patients, doctors, nurses and the general public – to raise awareness of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and to give people with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis the attention and consideration they deserve. World Psoriasis Day is also a channel to encourage health authorities to offer better access to the most appropriate treatments.