The complementary program is primarily directed at allied health professionals, non-specialists, patient leaders, and industry representatives.

During the 6th World Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis Conference, it will focus on:

  • Dealing with daily life problems for patients
  • Psychosocial aspects
  • Healthcare professional/patient relationship
  • Patient safety; treatment adherence and challenges
  • Advocacy and policy

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Please note that this is a preliminary program as per 15 April 2021 and may be subject to change.

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WEDNESDAY 30 JUNE

 

13.00 – 14.00 Complementary Program – Day 1
Topic of the day: Focus on the burden of psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis COVID-19 and vaccine
  13.00 – 13.10 Complementary program opens, Welcome address
  13.10 – 14.00 Session 1: Burden disease
  Burden of disease
  Updates on GPA projects and latest research
  Epidemiological studies on losing weight
  Q&A with speakers
16.00 – 17.00 Complementary Program continues
  16.00 – 17.00 Session 2: Psoriatic disease and COVID-19
  COVID-19 and psoriasis
  COVID-19 and psoriatic arthritis
  COVID-19 and vaccines
  Q&A with speakers
  Summary and highlights

 

THURSDAY 1 JULY
13.00 – 14.00 Complementary Program – Day 2
Topic of the day: Lifestyle, dealing with daily life problems, latest research and mental health
  13.00 – 13.05 Update on today’s content
  13.05 – 14.00 Session 3: Lifestyle/Dealing with daily problems
  Introduction
  NCD: Latest in prevention policy landscape with focus on alcohol and food systems. What is meant by NCD prevention, reducing NCD risk and roles the psoriasis community can play
  Lifestyle intervention programs
  Relevance of the gut microbiome to psoriasis
  Q&A with speakers
16.00 – 17.00 Complementary Program continues
  16.00 – 17.00 Session 4: Mental health
  Psychotherapy and psoriasis
  New cognitive behavioral therapy
  Support group sessions and functioning – an interactive workshop with advocates vaccines
  Q&A with speakers
  Summary and highlights
FRIDAY 2 JULY
13.00 – 14.00 Complementary Program – Day 3
Topic of the day: Access to care and management. Focus on unmet needs.
  13.00 – 13.05 Update on today’s content
  13.05 – 14.00 Session 5: Rapid access and early intervention
  Improving access to care
  Inflammatory disease – a new way of thinking
  The Psoriatic Disease Response Index: Measuring health systems’ responses to psoriatic disease
  Q&A with speakers
16.00 – 17.00 Complementary Program continues
  16.00 – 17.00 Session 6: Focus on unmet needs – Taking global knowledge and implementation at a national level
  Introduction – More than skin deep
  More than skin deep – Global psoriatic disease beyond survey
  Improving treatment and care at primary care setting -Survey findings from Sweden
  National guidelines implementation – Latest therapeutic guidelines for the management of Psoriasis- SOARPSO Argentina
  Psoriasis in Focus – Unmet needs practical learnings from Kenya
  Q&A with speakers
  Summary and highlights
SATURDAY 3 JULY
13.00 – 14.00 Complementary Program – Day 4
  13.00 – 13.05 Update on today’s content: International Psoriasis Council Symposium
  13.05 – 14.00 Session 7: International Psoriasis Council – On latest research and updates
  New disease severity classification of psoriasis – International Psoriasis Council
  Q&A with speakers
  Session 7: Continued session
  IPC update and latest research
  Q&A with speakers
16.45 – 18.00 Complementary Program – closing session

IFPA Secretariat
Gustavslundsvägen 143
167 51 Bromma, SWEDEN
ifpa-pso.com

The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations is a non-profit organization representing millions of people living with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis worldwide.

Conference Bureau:
Meetagain Konferens AB
Email: ifpaworldconference@meetagain.se
Phone: +46 8 664 58 00