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  • 22 Jun `22World Vitiligo Day 2022 🇲🇽 Kick-offMEXICO — On Wednesday June 22, Senator ANTARES GUADALUPE VÁZQUEZ ALATORRE held a live event at the press-corner of the Senate of Mexico, with a group of renowned dermatologists,...
  • 21 Jun `22Día Mundial del Vitíligo: una breve historia¿Cómo un pequeño evento local para ayudar a las personas con vitíligo en Nigeria se convirtió en un gran movimiento global en menos de una década? ¿Y cómo consiguió tanto apoyo ...
  • 21 Jun `22World Vitiligo Day – A Brief HistoryHow did a small local event to help people with vitiligo in Nigeria develop into a huge global movement in less than a decade? And how did it get so much support that more than ...

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  • Jun, 202225Mexico city
    🇺🇳 World Vitiligo Day 2022 This year the global World Vitiligo Day headquarters will be hosted by 🇲🇽 Mexico, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Med. Jorge Ocampo Candiani.  Celebrations in the 🇺🇸 USA are ...
  • Apr, 202221Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    VIPOC Conference 2022Vitiligo International Patient Organizations Committee (VIPOC) is excited to release its ‘Save-The-Date’ for in-person VIPOC Conference 2022. This typically biennial event will...
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  • World Vitiligo Day

    I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation

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  • 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 about hal...

  • 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 comfortable,...

  • Who is prone to vitiligo?

    Scientists know that some people are genetically predisposed to a specific group of autoimmune diseases – including generalized vitiligo – but do not know who and why.It doesn’t...