International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Middle East & Africa Virtual Masterclass

Course Overview

The IPC Psoriasis Masterclass is designed for dermatologists who are making treatment decisions and managing patients with psoriasis and are interested in specializing in psoriasis.

Over the five days of the course, IPC’s world-renowned experts will cover a variety of topics including the pathogenesis of psoriasis, new and emerging therapies and how to be an advocate for your patient.

The Masterclass agenda has been carefully developed to provide knowledge for daily use to the practicing dermatologist in an intimate environment designed to maximize faculty/participant interactions. Through lectures, panels, case-based discussions and question-answer sessions, attendees will obtain practical and important information for their dermatology practice.

The IPC Masterclass is open to dermatologists and general practitioners who meet the following criteria:

  • A diploma, 1st part MSc or higher degree in internal medicine or dermatology
  • Practicing internal medicine or dermatology within a governmental establishment i.e. university hospital, public hospitals, rural hospitals, etc.
  • At least 3 years of practice

There is no cost to attend the program, but space is limited. The application deadline is January 9, 2022.

Timezones:
Morocco/Nigeria/Tunisia Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Cairo/Lebanon/South Africa Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Ethiopia/Iraq/Kenya/Saudi Arabia Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
United Arab Emirates Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Agendas

Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Disease Spectrum


WELCOME + INTRODUCTION

Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

The Global Psoriasis Atlas: Epidemiology and Access
Chris Griffiths

Pathogenesis: Bench to Bedside
Peter van de Kerkhof

Psoriasis in Limited Resource Regions
Angela Londoño

Audience Q & A
Faculty

Clinical Case: Erythroderma
Priscilla Angwenyi

Pustular Psoriasis
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

Challenging Case: Pustular Psoriasis
Mona El-Kalioby

CLOSING COMMENTS
Mohamed El-Komy

Disease Assessment and Treatment Modalities


WELCOME + INTRODUCTION

Mohamed El-Komy

IPC Disease Severity Classification
Lone Skov

How to Treat Patients with Mild Disease
Peter van de Kerkhof

WHAT TO DO WHEN TOPICALS ARE NOT APPROPRIATE ANYMORE

 Phototherapy

Mahmoud Abdallah

Conventional Systemics Including Pipeline
Mohamed El-Komy

Biologics & Biosimilars
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

Audience Q & A
Faculty

CLOSING COMMENTS
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

Psoriasis as a Systemic Disease


WELCOME + INTRODUCTION

Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

Psoriasis as a Systemic Disease
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

Psoriasis Management with HIV and Other Viral Conditions
Gail Todd

Audience Q & A
Faculty

Psoriatic Arthritis
Reem Hamdy

Psoriasis and the Gut

Audience Q & A
Faculty

CLOSING COMMENTS
Mohamed El-Komy

Specific Areas and Specific Situations

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Mohamed El-Komy

Psoriasis in Women and Children
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed 

Geriatric Psoriasis
Peter van de Kerkhof

Difficult to Treat Areas
Andreas Pinter

Psoriasis Symptoms
Paolo Gisondi

Audience Q & A
Faculty

CLOSING COMMENTS
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

WELCOME + INTRODUCTION
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed

Challenging Cases by Attendees
Nejib Doss, Moderator

Personalized Medicine
Chris Griffiths

The Future of Psoriasis
Peter van de Kerkhof

KEY LEARNINGS AND PROGRAM CLOSING
Mahira Hamdy El Sayed and Mohamed El-Komy

Program Co-Chairs

 

Mahira El Sayed, MSc, MD

Ain Shams University

Cairo, Egypt

IPC Board Member

Bio

Mohamed El-Komy, MD

Cairo University

Cairo, Egypt

Bio

Faculty

Mahmoud Abdallah, Prof

Ain Shams University

Cairo, Egypt

Bio

Priscilla Angwenyi, MD

Kenyatta National Hospital

Nairobi, Kenya

Bio

Nejib Doss, MD

Hospital Militaire Tunis

Tunis, Tunisia

Bio

Mona El-Kalioby, MBBCh, MSc, MD

Cairo University Kasr Al-Ainy School of Medicine and Kasr Al-Ainy Hospital

Cairo, Egypt

Bio

Paolo Gisondi, MD

University of Verona

Verona, Italy

Bio

Christopher Griffiths, OBE, MD, FMedSci

King’s College London

London, United Kingdom

Honorary Founder

Bio

Reem Hamdy Abdellatif Mohammed, Prof

School of Medicine – Cairo University

Cairo, Egypt

Bio

Angela Londoño, MSc, MD

CES University

Medellin, Colombia

Bio

Lone Skov, MD, PhD

Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen

Hellerup, Denmark

IPC Board Member

Bio

Gail Todd, MD

University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

Bio

Peter van de Kerkhof, MD, PhD

International Psoriasis Council

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bio

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