About this organisation
- Year of creation: 2005
- Number of members: 600+
Psoriasis Philippine Online Community, Inc. (Psorphil Online) is a duly SEC registered non-stock-non-profit organization. With its membership numbering more than 600, PSORPHIL is a community of people with psoriasis, their families, friends and doctors from reputable medical institutions. Its mission is to support people who have psoriasis to become productive, self-reliant, and to significantly improve their quality of life. To achieve its mission, Psorphil Online has initiated the C-A-R-E-S program over the past two years. CONNECT : Psorphil Online is now an official member of International Federation of Psoriasis Association (IFPA). Being the 29th member of the organization, Psorphil, strives to give nonprofit psoriasis associations a voice on behalf of the people who have psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and explore the challenges psoriasis presents to the international psoriasis community. • Psorphil celebrates World Psoriasis Day every October 29 since the year 2005. Respected Doctors and people who have psoriasis together with their families and friends meets up every October to showcase Hope and Unity among its members to the World. This is a fun-filled event that aims to reach out to other people who have psoriasis and to provide psoriasis awareness to the general public. ADVOCATE : • PSORPHIL LIVELIHOOD ASSISTANCE NETWORK (PLANET) aims to assist the economically challenged members of the psoriasis community with livelihood assistance. In line with our mission, we aim to educate them for sustainability and encourage them to build a healthy future for themselves and their family. Nominees from different Psoriasis Support Groups will be given the chance to be a PLANET Grantee. RESEARCH : • Psorphil Online coordinates with Top Pharmaceutical Companies to form study groups to find the best management/treatment, if not cure, for Psoriasis. • Psorphil has its own scientific committee that religiously research and study the present treatments available. EDUCATE : • Through Psorphil’s effective campaign, together with its media partners, the public learns more than just knowing that psoriasis is not contagious. They discover that people who have psoriasis can live normally and productively if they will be given a chance by the community. SUPPORT : • Psorphil supports its members thru constant communications and information. The family atmosphere that the community has developed has been most conducive for supporting one another.
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