More than sixty Dermatologists from over a dozen Caribbean countries are expected to gather here in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines fromĀ  Wednesday, November 7th, for the 27th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Dermatology Association (CDA).

The meeting will be held from Wednesday, November 7th to Saturday 10th, at the Beachcombers Hotel and will be attended by Doctors from territories including Jamaica, Belize, Guyana, Trinidad and St. Lucia; also from Canada and the United Kingdom.

The keynote address at the meeting will be delivered by Professor Lynne Goldberg, Professor of Dermatology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Director of the Hair Clinic at the Boston Medical Centre.

Professor Goldberg will discuss Alo-pecia, or Hair Loss, in ethnic skin.

Vincentian doctors will also be invited to participate, as the Conference will feature a Symposium specifically to update General Physicians on the management of common conditions of the skin and hair. The Symposium will be held on Thursday, November 8th, at 5:00 p.m.

The Caribbean Dermatology Association is a professional society of Dermatologists and Doctors with an interest in Dermatology. The annual meeting of the CDA is held in a different Caribbean territory each year and is open to all medical professionals.