World Vitiligo Day 2015 in Kazakhstan
Celebrations at 'Vitiligo School' in Shymkent (Kazakhstan) was organized by Dr. Aliya Kassumkhanova, MD, and colleagues from the Regional Dermatovenereology Hospital.
Another World Vitiligo Day event was organized in Almaty by 'SOS Center of Dermatocosmetology' and State Institute of Continuous Medical Education that included lectures, demos and discussions. A new data on vitiligo prevalence and Quality of Life of Vitiligo patients in Kazakhstan was presented by Dr. Asel Markabaeva.
Thanks to specialists and enthusiasts supported by the regional healthcare system, Kazakhstan has become a leading center for vitiligo research, treatment, education and patient support in the Central Asia and CIS countries.
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?
VITFriends Fundraising and Awareness Concert in Boston
Featuring: M.C. - Mary-dith Tuitt Jazz vocalist - Katani Summer Steel drum instrumentalist - Justin Petty Vocalist - Emily Orji and Dr. Victor Huan...30 April 2017 14:30, Salvation Army Kroc Center, 650 Du...
Vitiligo Walk-A-Thon in Fort Dallas
The annual Vitiligo Walkathon is organized by Dallas Fort Worth Vitiligo Support Group on May 20, 2017. This is an event held to raise awareness about vitiligo in the...20 May 2017 09:00, Dallas, Texas
Who is prone to vitiligo?
Vitiligo affects 0.5-2% of the population, and occurs in all races and all social levels. Vitiligo can affect people of all ages, but often starts between the ages of ...
What causes vitiligo?
The precise cause of vitiligo is not well understood. The white areas appear due to loss of the pigment (melanin) that gives skin its color and protects it from the su...
How to get insurance coverage for vitiligo treatments?
Most of health insurance companies will initially reject claims for vitiligo doctor visits or phototherapy treatments but with enough efforts you can have a substantia...
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...