Useful links


Dermato-info is SFD's public site, intended for patients, their families and the general public, with information on dermatology and diseases treated by dermatologists.

SFD: the French society for dermatology

SFD was founded in 1889 on the occasion of the first international conference on dermatology that took place in Paris.
In 1994, it became the Société Française de Dermatologie et de Pathologie Sexuellement Transmissible and currently has 1,550 members, French and foreign. SFD's missions are based on three fields: research, continuing education and the evaluation of professional practices, and practical recommendations.

GET: the therapeutic education group for dermatology is GET's site. The objective of this group is to promote inter-disciplinary research in therapeutic education, as well as follow-up strategies for chronic skin diseases.

Haute Autorité de santé

The "HAS" (French National Authority for Health) site

HAS was created pursuant to the Law of 14 August 2004 on health insurance in order to contribute to the maintaining of a healthcare system based on solidarity and the improvement of the quality of patient care. The objective of HAS' internet site is to make a significant contribution to the missions entrusted to HAS, in particular in terms of the promotion of good practices, the proper use of treatments and the distribution of medical information. This site is intended for a very broad public: healthcare professionals, journalists, drug manufacturers, medical device manufacturers, and also anyone seeking information on the quality of healthcare. The internet site makes publications available to the public on topics related to the field of HAS' missions.


IPCEM: site for the development of therapeutic education

IPCEM is a professional training institution for all caregivers involved in patient education.
Address: 8-14 Passage Ste Anne Popincourt 75011 Paris
Tel: 01 43 14 74 60


The official site of French spas (Thermalisme Français)

Thermal medicine acts effectively in the treatment of many pathologies:
osteoarthritis, rheumatism, sciatica, asthma and certain skin diseases….

SFDP: the French society for pediatric dermatology

SFDP's missions are based on three fields:
- The promotion of initial and continuing education in pediatric dermatology
- The development of clinical research
- An extension of pediatric dermatological platforms and the improvement of skills

club dermaweb

Dermaweb Club

Exclusively for healthcare professionals, Dermaweb Club is a free medical training and information site for dermatology, regularly updated and available in three languages. Accredited for the training of dermatologists, its content is written exclusively by experts in the profession and the information provided is strictly medical. Today, more than 12,000 healthcare professionals, 65% being dermatologists, are members of the Dermaweb Club.


Opened Dermatology

The Opened Dermatology site is the worldwide network for experts in the therapeutic education of chronic skin diseases. The site objectives are:
- To identify new worldwide experiments in the field of therapeutic education.
- To provide support to existing or new teams to put in place therapeutic education structures, recommendations and reference documents.
- To guarantee progress in the therapeutic education of patients with chronic skin diseases.
- To facilitate contact between patient and caregiver associations.
- To develop clinical research dedicated to therapeutic education for patients suffering from chronic skin diseases.

asthme et allergie

Asthma and allergies association

The Asthma & Allergies association is a non-profit association governed by the French Law of 1901, the main objectives of which are to inform and support asthmatic patients, the parents of asthmatic children, and doctors and healthcare professionals.