WVD West Africa 2013
Our friends from VITSAF are working across West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal) to help those with vitiligo and raise awareness.
June 8, 2013 update: Vitiligo walk in Calabar, Cross Rivers State, Nigeria. Stay tuned for event details and report.
Related news: VITSAF Founder/ED Ms. Ogo Maduewesi gets Certificate in Advocacy and Citizen Engagement » » »
I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.
What is coming?
NY Vitiligo Community Meeting in September
Our next meeting will be on Thursday, September 21st, at 7PM - 8:30PM on the 11th floor of NYU's Ambulatory Care Center at 240 East 38th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Av...21 September 2017 19:00, 11th floor of NYU's Ambulatory Car...
Vitiligo Advocacy Day at the US Capitol
Save-the-Date for the much anticipated Vitiligo Advocacy Day at the United States Capitol this fall. As many of you know, the Advocacy Committee of the Global Vitilig...04 October 2017 10:00, Washington, DC
Isn't it just a cosmetic disorder?
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Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
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What's better: laser or phototherapy?
In a recent controlled study researchers assessed effect and safety of different laser and phototherapy treatments, such as excimer laser/light, narrowband UVB, UVA an...
Are there any famous people with vitiligo?
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