World Vitiligo Day 2016 in Kazakhstan
This year World Vitiligo Day celebrations, lectures for healthcare professionals and free skin checkups for patients were held in Atyrau (Kazakhstan), alongside the 3rd Regional Forum Of Dermatovenereologists on June 24-25, 2016. The event was organized by the Institute of the Continuous Medical Education and chaired by Dr. Aliya Kassumkhanova, President of the non-profit Vitiligo School (Shymkent), a prominent vitiligo clinician and researcher.
Dr. Aliya Kassumkhanova with microphone.
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?
The Step Up for Vitiligo Gala
Dallas-Fort Worth Vitiligo Support Group is organizing 'The Step Up for Vitiligo Gala' which will take place on April 28th in Austin, Texas at UT-Austin. Dr. Ammar Ah...28 April 2018 12:00, Austin, Texas at UT-Austin
11th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD
The 11th session Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 12 to 14 June 2018. Mo...12 June 2018 09:00, UN Plaza, New York
How can I cure vitiligo?
There is no cure for vitiligo, but there are a number of effective treatment options that can be discussed with your GP or dermatologist. The aim of treatment is to st...
Will it spread?
Vitiligo activity may vary considerably from person to person. In a good number of patients the disease goes on for 3-4 years and then it settles down, with one or tw...
Polypodium leucotomos as an adjunct treatment for vitiligo?
Extracts of the tropical fern Polypodium leucotomos appear to have beneficial properties for the vitiligious skin. Polypodium leucotomos (also classified as Polypodium...