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IADVL’s Guinness Attempt: Most Pledges in 24 Hours for Dermatological Awareness

New Delhi, 4th May: – India’s largest organization of dermatologists ‘The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL) is poised to create history with its Guinness World Record endeavor, aiming to garner the Most Pledges for a Dermatological Disease Awareness Campaign in 24 Hours. Scheduled for May 5-6, 2024. This event underscores our steadfast dedication to elevating awareness about dermatological diseases.’

 Dr Gulhima Arora, President, IADVL DELHI says, In an age rife with misinformation and amateur advice, the significance of NMC-qualified dermatologists has been of paramount importance. Through this event, the organization aims to shed light on the complexities of dermatological conditions and the critical role of qualified professionals in their diagnosis and treatment. ‘A concerning lack of awareness persists regarding the grave threat to the nation’s health posed by unlicensed medical practitioners. Over the past few decades, the proliferation of such practices has surged, leading to detrimental and unrecognized outcomes in various medical procedures, particularly in dermatological and cosmetology procedures. These unauthorized practices often result in severe complications and exacerbate untreated skin conditions, said Dr Himanshu Gupta, Secretary, IADVL Delhi. Our event serves as a platform to underscore the invaluable expertise NMC-qualified dermatologists bring to the table and the significance of seeking reliable medical advice.

 To gear up for the Guinness World Record attempt, IADVL has meticulously laid out preparations including, a dedicated Website crafted to streamline the pledging process for IADVL members, engagement of the Digital Forensics Team to meticulously audit online pledges, submission of proofs and documentation to solidify our integrity and pursuit that are approved by the Guinness world record standards.

For more information, please connect Anuja Sharma Established in 1973, IADVL stands as a bastion of expertise and trust in Indian dermatology care. Boasting over 17,410 qualified members including dermatologists, venereologists, and leprologists who are board- certified, IADVL is instrumental in setting standards, disseminating knowledge, and advocating for top-tier dermatological care. Today, IADVL remains resolute in upholding professional
standards, ensuring patients receive evidence-based care. Through diverse initiatives such as public awareness campaigns and educational programs, IADVL empowers members and the public alike with dependable dermatological knowledge.

 Dr Rohit Batra, Immediate Past President, IADVL Delhi expresses, ‘IADVL is deeply concerned about the growing menace of unlicensed medical practitioners and its detrimental impact on public health. As advocates for patient safety and quality healthcare standards, IADVL calls for increased regulatory measures and enforcement to curb the proliferation of unlicensed medical practices’.

 Dr Sumit Gupta, Vice President, IADVL Delhi emphasizes ‘As we embark on this remarkable journey, IADVL reiterates its dedication to advancing dermatology care, fostering public awareness, and effecting positive change in the lives of those afflicted by dermatological diseases’.

 The pledge that the members of IADVL will take for the GWR Official Attempt states, ‘As a proud member of IADVL, I solemnly pledge to preserve the highest standards of professionalism and ethics in my role as a Dermatologist, Venereologists, and Leprologists. With unwavering commitment, I vow to provide empathetic care while fostering community awareness regarding Skin-Hair-Nail health, leprosy, and genital diseases. I commit to unflinching dedication to life-long learning, ensuring the delivery of optimal healthcare for the well-being of all’.


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