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 the following events 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
- Interviews with local media
- Exchanges with health, education and sports professionals.
A press videoconference will launch this Tour on June 2nd, with the participation of vitiligo specialists, members of AVF Scientific Committee.
Association Française du Vitiligo - 11 rue de Clichy 75009 Paris
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Our work is entirely funded by private donations – we receive no money from government. Your money will help us continue funding research into vitiligo and supporting people affected by the condition.
Though it is not always easy to treat vitiligo, there is much to be gained by clearly understanding the diagnosis, the future implications, treatment options and their outcomes.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
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