The South African Psoriasis Association (SAPSA) is a Cape Town based, Non- Profit Organisation (NPO 001-591). In association with the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), we are guided by a board of medical doctors and driven by our passion, and the effect that this condition has on people worldwide.
Our primary objectives for sufferers is to:
We firmly believe that people with Psoriasis need to know that they’re not alone. That’s why, each of our volunteers have some form of Psoriasis themselves. This makes it easier for them to relate educate and support our members.
SAPSA and the Public
At SAPSA we also want to encourage members of the public to learn more about this condition. For instance, it’s important for non-sufferers to know that people with Psoriasis are prone to developing bouts of depression, which can potentially lead to suicide. Therefore, our aim is to inspire communities to help and educate each other, by:
SAPSA relies on membership fees, sponsorship and fund raisers to cover our operational costs. With your help, we can encourage sufferers of Psoriasis to bravely step into the light, to be seen and heard.