OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Dermatology Association's
Media and Public Education Award publicly acknowledges the role played
by the media and not-for-profit organizations in furthering the understanding of dermatologic issues and encouraging
healthy behaviour in the medical, surgical and cosmetic care of skin,
hair and nails.
Diseases of the skin, hair and nails can cause their sufferers numerous
symptoms, ranging from embarrassment and depression to sometimes-fatal
illnesses. Such diseases can also be so visible that social
interaction with others can be as painful as the physical symptoms.
This is why CDA wishes to highlight the role of the media and other
organizations that disseminate information to the public, thus
increasing awareness of skin disease prevention, where possible, and
proper management and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails
by Canada's dermatologists.
Entries may be submitted in the following categories: Media,
Not-for-Profit organizations or Industry
Full details about the award criteria and submission information are
available online at www.dermatology.ca/PEA2012.
Entries must be received by February 6, 2012. All winners will be
notified by June 1, 2012. The awards will be presented at CDA's annual
conference in Ottawa, Ontario on July 1, 2012.
The Canadian Dermatology Association, founded in 1925, represents
Canada's dermatologists. The association exists to advance the science
and art of medicine and surgery related to the health of the skin, hair
and nails; provide continuing professional development for its members;
support and advance patient care; provide public education on sun
protection and other aspects of skin health; and promote a lifetime of
healthy skin, hair and nails.
SOURCE Canadian Dermatology Association
For further information:
Jennifer Scott, Communications and Projects Officer
Tel: 613.738.1748 /1.800.267.3376 Ext. 222 | firstname.lastname@example.org