Institute of Applied Dermatology (IAD)
SECTOR: Health
SUB SECTOR: Medical services
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 3: Good Health and Well Being
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 22 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Kerala
Issues Addressed:
Medical care against skin ailments for the underprivileged
Supported by:
Key Trustees:
Dr. S. R. Narahari, Chairman & Director
Dr. K. S. Prasanna, Director
Dr. T. A. Bailur, Director
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.6% Highest: 99.9% Lowest: 28.7%
Average: Rs6 cr Highest: Rs115 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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  • IAD aims to conduct applied clinical research, educate individuals, and treat neglected and difficult skin & sexually transmitted conditions. The focus is on integrative medicine and community dermatology through collaborations with institutions and individuals, combining the benefits of allopathy with ayurveda, homoeopathy, yoga, and other traditional Indian medicines to treat diseases.
  • Their ongoing programs include integrative treatment for: i) Lymphatic Filariasis (LF): LF is caused by a microscopic worm that spreads from person to person, by the bite of an infected mosquito. IAD provides free treatment for LF patients. ii) Vitiligo patients: IAD offers evidence-based treatment drawn from ayurveda, allopathy, and homoeopathy for their patients. iii) Lichen Planus patients: IAD's integrated treatment is useful in conditions where immuno suppressive drugs and steroids cannot be administered to patients who have associated diabetes or hypertension. Their treatment is given on the basis of local examination and study of the body's constitution. iv) Poor Psoriasis patients: IAD's integrative treatment includes procedure based ayurvedic therapies which cleanse the body along with internal medications and symptomatic treatment modalities of biomedicine. Many patients are stressed due to their diseases. To treat stress, IAD uses homoeopathy medication and counselling techniques. v) Patients with other chronic dermatoses: IAD has had success in treating urticarial rashes, warts, chronic wounds, and lupus through their methods.
3 cr
3 cr
Source : Audit Report 2019