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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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PDS PARTNERS WITH DOH IN ESTABLISHING REGIONAL DERMATOLOGY CENTERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

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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Acne

Acne is a common chronic skin disease that occurs due to blockage and/or inflammation of pilosebaceous units (hair follicles and sebaceous glands). Initiation of treatment should be done the soonest time possible to prevent scarring and pigmentation

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MELASMA / CHLOASMA

  A common skin condition of hypermelanosis that typically occurs on sun-exposed areas of the face. Triggering factors include the use of birth control pills, estrogen replacement therapy, mild ovarian and thyroid conditions, ovarian tumors, cosmetics, nutrition, p read more

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