World Vitiligo Day 2015 in Canada
Farha biking across Canada for vitiligo awareness.
"Crossing Canada on 8 000km (4970mi) from West to East is a personal challenge, and I want to take this opportunity to raise awareness about vitiligo and encourage the scientific research. I will start on May 16th 2015.
It has been 22 years that I have vitiligo. This is a skin disease that has no efficient treatment so far. It is a depigmentation that can lead to important social or psychological distress, sunburn, inflammation of the iris (iritis) for instance. More information need to be spread."
Read more at http://farhabikingacrosscanada.wordpress.com
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?
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