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
Homepage: www.aada.org.br

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