The Maltese Association of Dermatology and Venereology (MADV) is a professional medical association set up in 1994 to advance the education of dermatology and sexual health amongst Maltese healthcare professionals as well as in the Maltese public in general.
Malignant melanoma is one of the most dangerous types of skin cancer. It is one of the most common cancers among 20- to 35-year-olds. Melanoma can occur at any age, but it is extremely rare in childhood.
The Malta Eczema Society is a patient support group set up in 2001 to help those suffering from eczema as well as their families to cope with the condition. It aims to support, educate and give advice to patients affected by the condition whilst also increasing public awareness.
The Psoriasis Association of Malta is a patient support group set up with the aim of educating patients, their families as well as society in general about psoriasis. The association also seeks to act as an advocate and represent patients in healthcare settings.
The MADV organises an annual meeting aimed at educating Maltese medical practitioners who manage patients with dermatological and sexual health complaints. Other meetings are also organised throughout the year.
Medical practitioners in Malta need to be registered with the Malta Medical Council. Furthermore, those medical practitioners who have finished their training in their respective field should also be listed on the specialists’ register. These registers are freely accessible on the Maltese Health Ministry website at the following address here.