Global Psoriasis Atlas Steering Committee and Board Meeting, 16 September 2017, Geneva, Switzerland


The Global Psoriasis Atlas (GPA) held its first Steering Committee meeting on 16 September 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.  The Steering Committee includes recently appointed Regional Coordinators.  Progress reports were given and progress is being made in developing protocols for systemic reviews, identification of data sources and discussing access to datasets in a number of countries.  work plans were discussed for the forthcoming period.  The meeting was followed by a meeting of the GPA Board of Directors.

The GPA will be the leading online epidemiological database on psoriasis. By detailing the disease prevalence and incidence worldwide, it will enable extensive global comparisons between countries and across time.