Association Francaise du Vitiligo annual meeting
Board members, staff and over 100 supporters of the Association Française du Vitiligo gathered in Paris for an annual meeting on April 5, 2014. During this year’s meeting, the AFV President Mr. Jean-Marie Meurant, an exemplary leader of the vitiligo patient association was re-elected for another term, and new Board members were elected.
Presentations by the European leaders in vitiligo research and partners in cosmetics for vitiligo patients covered a range of topics, from melanocyte-keratinocyte adhesion to psychological support and make-up. In a brief speech VRF CEO Yan Valle has noted this excellent opportunity to establish closer ties between our organizations for the benefit of global vitiligo community, and explored basic aspects of the non-profit drug development for vitiligo.
AFV President Mr. Jean-Marie Meurant presents annual report.
VRF CEO Yan Valle speaks on the non-profit drug development for vitiligo.
AFV Annual Meeting audience engaged in Q&A session.
A range of cover-up products for vitiligo skin was presented during the cocktail break.
I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.
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