Last July 11, 2017, the Philippine Dermatological Society, with the help of the Philippine College of Physicians, held a press conference at Annabel’s Restaurant in Tomas Morato to shed light on the importance of seeking consult with board certified PDS Dermatologists for any concerns about the skin, hair, and nails.
Last May 15-19 2017, the Research Institute For Tropical Medicine Department of Dermatology held its workshop entitled Sustaining Leprosy Elimination and Stigma Reduction through Capacity building at the Bellevue Hotel, Alabang Muntinlupa. The National Leprosy Control Program in partnership with PDS and RITM is working towards a Leprosy-Free Philippines.
The PDS-Central Luzon Chapter held a "Fit & Fab Crossfit Activity" at the CrossFit Kalye Sikanan, Angeles City held last March 26, 2017
Upon the invitation of Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Paulyn Rosell-Ubial, the Philippine Dermatological Society was invited to look into the skin problems of the inmates of the Correctional Institute for Women in Mandaluyong City. The event was held on March 8, 2017, Wednesday,from 8 – 11 am, which happens to coincide with International Women's Day.
The PDS, represented by the Chair of the Leprosy Subspecialty Core Group, Dr. Ma. Teresita Gabriel, signed in the DOH Pledge of Commitment, to actively participate in activities geared towards the Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases.
DOH, in cooperation with PDS , conducted a consultative workshop on the establishment of Regional Centers of Dermatology nationwide last Feb. 15, 2017. Director Criselda Abesamis of the Health Facility Development Bureau will be working closely with PDS President Dr. Ma. Angela Lavadia and Dr. Winlove Mojica of UP-PGH. Dr. Flordeliz Casintahan (JRRMMC), Dr. Ma. Teresita Gabriel (RITM)and Dr. Francisco Rivera (RMC) were among the presenters.
The Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS) held its 16th Dermatologic Surgery Mission at the Good News Clinic and Hospital in Taman, Banaue, Ifugao from January 4 – 7, 2017. Read more…
On December 27, 2016, 5 members of the Philippine Dermatological Society were awarded the prestigious “Gawad sa Kaunlaran” medal by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, represented by Lt. Gen. Romeo Tanalgo, the Commander of the Northern Luzon Command.