1 Decree Nº 209 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-that in accordance with article 131, ordinal 11 ° of the Constitution, Faculty of this legislature is to enact, in General, benefits and tax incentives or of any nature, for the promotion of cultural, scientific, agricultural, industrial, or other.
II. which Psoriasis affects approximately to 3% of the population, is considered a disease of chronic, not transmissible, inflammatory, painful, deforming and disabling, for which there is no cure; and those who suffer from it, have a high risk of a number of conditions of co-morbidity such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity and hypertension, among others.
III. that within the effects that presents this disease, are the development of psoriatic arthritis, which causes pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints and leads to permanent disfigurement and disability, as well as generates that affected individuals around the world, suffer rejection and social discrimination.
IV.-that by virtue of the foregoing, is from this organ of State to declare October 29 every year, "national day for people with PSORIASIS", with the purpose of creating awareness in society about the effects of this disease.
Therefore, in using its powers constitutional and at the initiative of the Congresswoman Rosa Alma Cruz Marinero, and members: Santiago Flores Alfaro and Guillermo Francisco Mata Bennett.
DECREES: Article 1.-declared October 29 every year, "national day for people with PSORIASIS", with the purpose of creating awareness in society about the effects of this disease.
Article 2.-this Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, twenty-eight days of the month of November in the year two thousand twelve.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
INDEX LEGISLATIVE 2 ALBERTO ARMANDO ROMERO RODRÍGUEZ, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA DURÁN, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
ROBERTO JOSÉ d'AUBUISSON, fifth Vice President.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERÓN SOL STEP, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
IRMA PALACIOS LOURDES VASQUEZ, MARGARITA ESCOBAR, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARIAT.
FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, REYNALDO ANTONIO LÓPEZ CARDOZA, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, eleven days after the month of December of the year two thousand twelve.
PUBLISH, CARLOS MAURICIO FUNES CARTAGENA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC.
GREGORY ERNESTO ZELAYANDIA CISNEROS, MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR.
D. OR. No. 236 volume no. 397 date: 17 December 2012 FN/geg 16-01-2013 legislative index