National Psoriasis Foundation

Strategic plan

National Psoriasis Foundation Strategic Plan
July 1, 2014-June 30, 2019

Our goals:

  1. 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;
    • 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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