May 2009

  1. -Patient Education for Japan -

  2. Presentation by Jean François Stalder, Japanese Congress for ADERMA, Fukuoka, Japan, May 2009. 

The treatment of atopic dermatitis in Japan is also faced with the problem of therapeutic failure. Patient education, however, is not very developed in Japan, despite certain intiatives ( The patient, the doctor, the caregiver, and the disease itself are all factors which influence the weak and insufficient therapeutic adherence. There are practical propositions for improving therapetic adherence such as the PLEASED rule, setting up a written action plan or patient self evaluation tools (PO-SCORAD).

May 2009

- Meeting report San Francisco April 2009 -

Experts from around the world met in San Francisco during the AAD congress to discuss recent developments and strategies for the OPENED network.

In this respect the OPENED project, which is open to both doctors and patients, reinforces the relationship between these actors by encouraging autonomy and collaboration.

October 2009

- Meeting of the European Task Force on Atopic Dermatitis / EADV  Eczema Task Force

Berlin, Germany. October 7 2009.

The topics covered in this meeting include: POSCORAD, OPENED, finalizing ETFED position paper on eczema diagnosis and treatment, future projects for ETFAD, and the ETFAD symposium.

July 2009

  1. -Patient Education in a hospital context -

  2. Presentation by Jean François Stalder, July 2009. 

Setting up a Patient Education activity in a hospital department , particularly in a French context. This document is also a presentation of the newly formed French Patient Education group (GET) and their website:

March 2010

- Meeting of the OPENED group with our American counterparts -

Miami, USA. March 2010.

The objective of this meeting was to exchange information and to reflect on possible common projects in the field of TPE. For the first time we met our US colleagues (Larry Eichenfield and Peter Lio). They talked about their experience ...

23, 24 et 25 June 2010

- 1ères Rencontres Internationales sur l’éducation thérapeutique dans la DA  -

Toulouse, France. June 2010.

Un colloque international sur l’Education Thérapeutique dans la Dermatite Atopique, organisé par la « Fondation pour la Dermatite Atopique ».

June 2011

2nd International meeting on therapeutic education in atopic dermatitis

Rome, Italy, June  29, 30, July 1 2011

An international meeting on TPE for AD, organised by the « Fondation pour la Dermatite Atopique ». Lectures, exchange and workshops on the theme of education for AD.

January 2012

7th Georg Rajka Symposium

International Symposium on Atopic Dermatitis (ISAD)

Moshi, Tanzania, 15-18 January 2012

The International Symposium on Atopic Dermatitis (7th Georg Rajka Symposium) has a long-standing tradition to bring together experts – from research to practice – in the field of atopic dermatitis from all over the world in regular intervals. All aspects of this disease will be covered and state of the art regarding therapy can be expected.

September 2013

World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology

25th-27th September 2013,

Palacio de Congresos, Madrid, Spain.

February 2013

25th Annual Pre-American Academy of Dermatology Meeting
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Miami Beach, FL, USA
Loews Miami Beach Hotel.

Novembre 2012


15 Novembre 2012, France

Cette journée de formation destinée aux praticiens libéraux et hospitaliers est construite sur 3 thèmes principaux :

- Comment mieux prendre en charge nos patients atteints de dermatite atopique et leur entourage.

- Découvrir une approche complémentaire et originale pour plus d’efficacité.

- Partager les expériences locales pour améliorer nos pratiques.

Cette journée aura lieu le même jour dans 8 villes différentes.

Formation non payante organisée par la Fondation pour la dermatite atopique :