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Association Française du Vitiligo - 11 rue de Clichy 75009 Paris
1st VITILIGO TOUR OF FRANCE: 4,400 km - 18 stopover cities - 1 million winners
From June 2 to 26, 2021, the French Vitiligo Association will travel across France in order to :
- recognize vitiligo as a real disease and improve medical and institutions care,
- eliminate the burden of vitiligo and improve the quality of life of the people suffering from it,
- raise public awareness and bring a new perspective to vitiligo,
- meet and collaborate with doctors and researchers to find new therapies.
In each town, will be organized:
- Corrective make-up workshops, Origami - Skin Art workshops, Documentation
- Meetings with patients, their families and the general public
- Interviews with the doctors of the Dermatology Department of the University Hospital,
- Exchanges with health, education and sports professionals
- Interviews with local media
A press videoconference will launch this Tour on June 2nd, with the participation of vitiligo specialists, members of our Scientific Committee.
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