ILDS - International League of Dermatological Societies
The ILDS is a unique umbrella organisation for professional dermatology organisations of all sizes. ILDS represents dermatology at the highest level through our ‘official relations’ status with the World Health Organization (WHO), championing dermatology and skin health to ensure its inclusion in global health policy.
Core Values of ILDS include:
Collaboration – to work with integrity in accountable partnerships with ILDS Members and other stakeholders
Impact – to maximise our impact by measuring and evaluating progress towards our strategic objectives
Communication – to raise awareness and communicate effectively globally
Evidence – to ensure that our work reflects the best knowledge, practices and evidence
Leadership – to identify strategic priorities and commit resources based on realistic assessments of our capabilities
The ILDS provides leadership and support through global initiatives, projects and policies to help people affected by skin disease. Their mission to increase cooperation and communication within the dermatology community. We aim to promote high quality education, clinical care, research and innovation that will improve skin health for people everywhere.