Upcoming UCARE LevelUp webinar: "CU Patient Burden of the Disease" on November 25th, 2021 at 5:00 pm CET

You are cordially invited to our upcoming UCARE LevelUp webinar on the topic: CU Patient Burden of the Disease to be held on November 25th, 2021 at 5:00 pm CET.

The overall aim of this webinar is to define the most stressing points about the complete burden of the disease.

The webinar will look at OPEN questions in Chronic Urticaria and will address the audience with said questions, stimulating their suggestions.


Welcome 5’
Ana Giménez-Arnau
Dermatology Department Hospital del Mar, IMIM Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Global Burden of Chronic Urticaria for Patients:
how it is and how could we reduce it?
Margarida Gonçalo
Coimbra University Hospital & Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra

The Global Burden of Chronic Urticaria for Society:
how it is and how could we reduce it?
Luis Ensina
Alergia e Imunologia Clínica, Federal University of São Paulo

The Burden of Chronic Urticaria in Pediatric Patients:
how it is and how could we reduce it?
Moshe Ben-Shoshan
McGill University Health Center- Montreal, Montreal Children’s Hospital

Questions and answers 15’



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