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Walk against Psoriasis


The management, staff and students of the Sree Balaji Medical College and Bharath University, Chennai conducted a walkathon to mark the 11th World Psoriasis Day on October 29. This was part of the International Psoriasis Conference (IPC) held on the college and was partnered by the Indian Society of Teledermatology (INSTED).

The conference attracted speakers from London, Paris and Philippines. The walkathon that spanned a distance of a kilometre was flagged off by city Cardiologist Prof. V. Chockalingam, Dr. MGR Medical University and Dr. S. Jagathrakshagan, the founder Chancellor of Bharath University. “This IPC is tightly packed with scientific deliberations aimed at discussion on psoriasis,” said organizing chairman Prof. Jayakar Thomas.