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National Psoriasis Foundation Strategic Plan
July 1, 2014-June 30, 2019
- Accelerate discovery to cure psoriatic disease by:
- Increasing the number of dollars invested annually by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to more than $18 million—a 50 percent increase;
- Increasing the number of scientists studying psoriatic disease by 50 percent to 13,500;
- Creating a community of 1,000 people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis who collaborate in research;
- Initiating annual progress reports in key areas of psoriatic disease research such as, causes, diagnosis, prevention and cures;
- Invest 30 percent or more of annual NPF expenses in research.
- Dramatically improve health outcomes for all with psoriatic disease by:
- Increase by half the number of people receiving appropriate treatment to 77 percent of those diagnosed with moderate to severe psoriasis, and 62 percent with psoriatic arthritis;
- Reducing from 50 to 30 percent the number of individuals who report their psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis to be a problem in everyday life;
- Publish annual progress reports in key areas of psoriatic disease care and comorbidities;
- Increase NPF professional membership to 1,700 health care providers.
- Secure resources to achieve the mission by:
- Generating $20 million in total revenue;
- Maintaining a $3 million operating reserve;
- Doubling the number of volunteers engaged with NPF mission to more than 13,200.