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The 1st National Eczema Fair hosted by the PDS last July 23, 2017 at Robinsons Place Manila is moving forward and is replicating itself! Upon the invitation of the Baguio City Health Office, the PDS Northern Luzon Chapter organized a Skin Health Fair at the Baguio City Hall. There were lectures on various aspects of eczema and the skin. The free Skin Clinic was manned by 13 NLPDS members who came in full force: Drs. Faith Kishi-Generao, Mary Christine Dulnuan, Joy Casusi, Purita Noble, Danny Mactal, Bernadette Valeriano of Baguio City; Liza Marie Paz-Tan and Ofelia Luis of Ilocos Norte; Liberty Sumilang, Ma. Carlota Najera and Iris Oliva of Pangasinan, Remedios Manuel of Isabela; and Cheryl Arevalo of Nueva Vizcaya.

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Philippine Dermatological Society members win the Galderma SKINPACT Awards 2017 (Asia-Pacific edition)

After 3 months of on-line voting, the projects of two Philippine Dermatological Society members garnered the top awards of Community Leadership in Dermatology and the Excellence in Education. Out of 105 entries from the Asia- Pacific Region, these projects won the Community Vote or the most number of on-line votes from the international dermatology community during the period of June 23 to September 18, 2017.

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PDS partners with PCP in another press conference. Standing are PDS Secretary Dr. Cecille Rosete, PDS President Dr. Angela Lavadia, (from left to right). Sitting are Dr. Christene Pearl Fernandez-Arandia, Dr. Noemi Salta-Ramos, Dr. Zharlah Gulmatico-Flores, Dr. Clarisse Mendoza (from left to right).

Press Conference for the Eczema Fair

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.

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PDS conducts Medical Mission with DOH Secretary Dr. Ubial at the Correctional Institute for Women

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.

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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.

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