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The Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology Releases iPad® App Edition

Mumbai, India (January 24, 2013)--The Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (IJDVL) announced today the release of its new iPad app edition. The app will be showcased at 41st National Conference of IADVL, Dermacon 2013 in Ahmedabab, Gujarat held Jan. 24-27 at the Gujarat University Convention & Exhibition Center. The IJDVL journal is published by Medknow, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

"We're tremendously excited about our new iPad edition," commented Dr. D M Thappa, Editor-in-Chief of the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. "With the iPad edition, we’re able to present critical research in a mobile format to more than 7,000 members of the Association of Indian Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, while reinforcing our commitment to using the latest technology to deliver peer-reviewed information to readers when they need access.”

The Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology for the iPad is now available as a free download at the iTunes App Store. Attendees at the Dermacon 2013 conference can try out the app visiting the IJDVL booth.

Every Issue—Now in Digital Format
The iPad edition of each bimonthly issue offers a convenient digital format to help facilitate scientific dialogue amongst the association membership clinicians to advance the specialty. The journal also provides continuing medical education to its members as well as postgraduate students of this specialty at nearly 200 medical schools in India.

About The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists

The The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists (IADVL) is the national association of Indian medical specialists who manage patients with skin disorders, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or leprosy. The current member strength of the association is more than 7000. The association works for the betterment of the specialty by holding academic meetings, printing a journal and publishing a textbook. The IADVL has several state branches, each with their own office bearers, which function independently within the constitution of the IADVL.

About Wolters Kluwer Health - Medknow

Medknow, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is one of the world’s leading open access publishers with more than 200 medical journals in its portfolio. Students, researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals worldwide have immediate access to the electronic editions of Medknow journals to help them fuel new discoveries and improve patient care. Medknow partners with sponsoring medical societies to publish their journals in print, online and app format, and fully supports many popular open access models through its best in class manuscript tracking and peer-review management system. Their journal portfolio represents nearly 20 countries with a focus in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, among other regions.

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