A global survey conducted by Novartis, Clear About Psoriasis, found that more than 80% of psoriasis patients face discrimination or humiliation due to the disease.

This is the world’s largest global survey to date. It involved 8,338 participants with moderate-to-severe psoriasis across 31 countries, with the objective of understanding the physical and psychological impacts of psoriasis on a patient

While globally, 125 million people suffer from psoriasis, about 1% to 3% of Malaysians suffer from it.



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Sources:
“Let’s Be Clear about Psoriasis” by Novartis
http://mypsoriasis.my/ask4clear#
https://www.facebook.com/NovartisMY/
https://www.novartis.com.my/
https://www.novartis.com/news/media-releases/novartis-reports-over-half-psoriasis-patients-do-not-reach-achievable-treatment
http://www.europso.eu/media/archive2/eadv/EADV_ClearAboutPsoriasis_ePoster.pdf