World Vitiligo Day 2015 in China
Stats for the World Vitiligo Day 2015 activities in China:
- Collected over 10,000 signed petitions in electronic or print format
- Spread 2,000 vitiligo pamphlets to the masses
- Made 1,200 World Vitiligo Day logos and sent them to 12 hospitals
- About 30 hospitals took part in the activities
- Various medias took part in the activities: 3 broadcast and TV shows, 5 major newspapers, 12 WeChat and web groups.
- Held patients education and consultation classes.
As a result of these massive activities by doctors and volunteers, a total number of the World Vitiligo Day petitions is now exceeding our goal of 500,000! We will count the leaflets upon arrival at the office and adjust 25June.org counter accordingly.
Thanks to Prof. Yan WU, WVD 2015 Secretary, for collecting photos and stories of the World Vitiligo Day in China. Here we publish only a small part of the massive collection, to give you a glimpse of the largest WVD campaign event, ever.
Stacking 2,000 leaflets and 10,000 petitions for distribution among volunteers.
Prof. Xing-Hua Gao and Prof. Yan Wu, Dr. Xuegang Xue and Dr. Amer AA carrying out preparation classes for doctors and volunteers.
WVD 2015 Campaign President, Prof. Xing-Hua GAO and Secretary Prof. Yan WU
Setting up the World Vitiligo Day Welcome Desk at the hospital.
Answering questions of patients, hospital visitors and passers-by.
Special Thanks to all doctors and volunteers who took part in celebrating the World Vitiligo Day in China:
Department of Dermatology, No. 1 Hospital of China Medical University.
Department of Dermatology，Dermatology Hospital of Dalian.
Department of Dermatology, Peking University People's Hospital.
Department of Dermatology，The First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University.
Department of Dermatology，General Hospital of Benxi Iron and Steel Company.
Department of Dermatology，General Hospital of Fushun Coal Mining Group.
Department of Dermatology, No. 8 hospital of Shenyang.
Department of Dermatology, The Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical College.
Department of Dermatology，The General Hospital of Shenyang Military.
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?
Expert Answers Most Frequently Asked Questions about Vitiligo
Join us for a Live Facebook event with Erika Page from Living Dappled. We'll bust common myths about vitiligo and answer your most frequently asked questions. Date: J...25 January 2018 12:00, Facebook Live
First NY Vitiligo Community Group meeting of 2018
will be on Thursday, February 8th, from 7PM - 8:30PM on the 11th floor of NYU's Ambulatory Care Center at 240 East 38th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenue Since this ...08 February 2018 07:00, NYU's Ambulatory Care Center at 24...
What causes vitiligo?
Surprisingly, the causes of vitiligo are yet to be precisely established. Researchers know the cause is pre-wired in your genes, just waiting for a bad luck moment. In...
I have a new job - should I tell colleagues about my vitiligo?
If you are starting a new job and you are concerned about stares and questions about your skin, try a proactive approach. When the time is right and you are feeling co...
Can Scenesse be used for vitiligo treatment?
The drug Scenesse from Clinuvel has been tested in clinical trials for vitiligo, in combination with narrowband UVB. The new drug acts as an anti-oxidant and activates...