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Skin

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Description

Skin is the soft outer tissue covering of vertebrates with three main functions: protection, regulation, and sensation.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Skin

International Society of Follicular Unit Extraction Surgeons / Est. 2002
Society for Cutaneous Ultrastructure Research / Est. 1978
EEC Monospeciality Committee of Dermato-Venereology
Europese Confederatie van Lederwaren Fabrikanten
International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology / Est. 1995
European Skin-Care Nursing Network / Est. 1999
Islamic Chamber Council for Leather
Union internationale des travailleurs du cuir / Est. 1914
Swedish Society Against Painful Experiments on Animals / Est. 1882
Caribbean Dermatology Association / Est. 1992
Intergovernmental Sub-Group on Hides and Skins
Association méditerranéenne de dermato-vénéréologie / Est. 1995
International Federation of Leather Guilds / Est. 1966
European Environmental and Contact Dermatitis Research Group / Est. 1984
International Furriers Federation / Est. 1894
Federation of European Scleroderma Associations / Est. 2006
International College of Experimental Dermatology
Nordic Dermatological Association / Est. 1910
Foundation for International Dermatologic Education
Pan-Arab Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser
European Society of Veterinary Dermatology / Est. 1984
Nordic Leather Research Council
International Dermato-Epidemiology Association / Est. 1996
Pan African Burn Society / Est. 2004
Pacific Skin Research Club / Est. 1973

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World Problems relating to Skin

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate working conditions
Scarring
Cutaneous leishmaniasis
Threatened species of Biphyllidae
Superficial injury
Inflammed skin
Skin ulcers
Environmental hazards of solar radiation
Herpes
Threatened species of Mirapinnidae
Trichotillomania
Ammonia burn of poultry
Blister agents
Threatened species of Lasiorhinus krefftii
Threatened species of Lasiurus
North American blastomycosis
Cutaneous schistosomiasis
Adverse effect of radioactive medical treatment
Facial eczema
Malignant neoplasm of bone, muscle, skin and joint
Cutaneous habronemiasis
Discrimination against beards
Anthrax
Dermatosclerosis
Yaws

Action Strategies relating to Skin

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing alternatives to tropical slash-and-burn
Studying diseases of the skin
Preserving hair
Curing psoriasis
Studying skin diseases in animals
Reducing skin blemishes
Researching concerning psoriasis
Studying diseases associated with herpes viruses
Changing skin colour
Caring for burns
Investigating global skin diseases
Using swidden-fallow land management

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