World Psoriasis Day 2021 was observed on the 29th October 2021 in Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy , Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, with the theme ” ALL OF US UNITED “. Patients with Psoriasis and their attenders were invited for the programme .The occasion was graced by Dr.Sheela S R, Medical Superintendent of RLJH and Dr. Dinesh, Deputy Medical Superintendent of RLJH.
The event commenced with a welcome address by Dr.Rajashekar.T.S, Professor and HOD , Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, who welcomed the dignitaries, faculty, students, patients and their attenders to the event and vividly explained the theme of the event in patients’ own language.
This was followed by a speech by Dr Hanumanthayya K., Senior Professor of Dermatology on his experience with treating and counseling psoriasis patients. He explained in detail about the myths and facts in psoriasis management in their own regional language following which Dr. Sheela and Dr. Dinesh distributed the Educational pamphlets to the patients and their attenders to raise awareness about psoriasis and the program concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Suresh Kumar. K , Assistant Professor and Registrar , Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy.