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In light of the COVID-19 corona-virus outbreak ESC's in-person Life with Eczema events schedule for this spring are cancelled and suspended until further notice. We are working on web based events via Web Ex. Please contact info@eczemahelp.ca for more information.

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Dupixent (dupilumab) now reimbursed in Quebec
The Eczema Society of Canada is happy to share the exciting news that Dupixent™ (dupilumab), the first biologic therapy for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, is now reimbursed in Quebec. Quebec is the first...
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Eczema Society of Canada releases “A Day with Eczema” video in recognition of Eczema Awareness Month
Eczema Society of Canada releases “A Day with Eczema” video in recognition of Eczema Awareness Month Video takes an intimate look into the life of a chronic eczema sufferer TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2019 / November is Eczema Awareness...
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What is it really like to live #ADaywithEczema?
November is Eczema Awareness Month and ESC wants to know: What is it like to live #ADaywithEczema? It's more than just dry skin. November is Eczema Awareness Month, and ESC invites Canadians to watch and share "A Day with Eczema"-...
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Ask the doctor: Back to school uniform itch
Q: My child's school uniform causes her to itch, how should we manage this? A: Great question!   In kids with eczema, their skin is much more sensitive to triggers, such as rough clothing that rubs on the skin.  The best way to...
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Tips for a Smooth Back to School Transition
Itching during a lesson. Can't concentrate. Red raw flare-up after physical education. Hands irritated after the lesson with modelling clay. "Are other kids looking at my skin?". School can be stressful for many children, but the...
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Summer Survival Tips
Many of us associate the dry skin of eczema and the painful, itchy flare ups with the cold of winter. Yet, for many eczema sufferers, the summer can be a troubling time too, with heat, sun, and sand contributing to uncomfortable itching...
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2019 Research Grant Program
  Eczema Society of Canada (ESC) is pleased to announce a call for submissions for our 2019 Research Grant Program. The ESC Research Grant Program allows Canadian researchers (such as dermatologists, pediatricians,...
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Dupixent Available in Canada – Press Release
First biologic treatment for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis now available in Canada Lire le communiqué de...
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Health Canada Approval of Dupixent
Health Canada Approval of Dupixent™ offers new hope for adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis Read Press...

ESC is hosting a new webinar series this fall, focusing on tackling eczema flares and support for the caregiver. Learn more or register now!

La SCE organise une nouvelle série de webinaires cet automne (en anglais), afin de s’attaquer aux poussées d’eczéma et d’apporter un soutien aux aidants. Apprenez-en plus ou inscrivez-vous dès maintenant!