AADA – Association for the Support of Atopic Dermatitis

Brazilian Atopic Dermatitis Association (AADA)

Background: AADA was founded in 1997, following many years of experience
with support groups for patients with atopic dermatitis at the
University of São Paulo Medical School in Brazil.

Mission: Promote the health of patients with atopic dermatitis through art, science and education.

Association`s makeup: The AADA is composed of patients and their
families, medical doctors, psychologists, dermatological nurses, social
workers and volunteers.

Activities

  • Creation and distribution of educational material about AD;
  • Support groups for patients and their families (10 Brazilian cities);
  • Art workshops: painting, origami, storytelling, music;
  • Educational sessions: relaxation, massage, skin hydration;
  • Scientific meetings for doctors and other health care professionals.

Contact

Associação de Apoio à Dermatite Atópica (AADA)
Caixa Postal (P.O.Box) 27019
São Paulo, SP
04007-970
BRAZIL
Tel.: (55-11) 3079-3053
E-mail: aada@aada.org.br