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?
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
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How can I cure vitiligo?
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