The World Vitiligo Day campaign is gearing up. This years headquarters are in China, under the presidency of Prof. Xing Hua Gao, Chairman of Department of Dermatology, No.1 Hospital of China Medical University. Next year, the campaign headquarters will be in Prague, the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic, and a leading candidate to host the World Dermatology Congress in 2019.
We are nearing our target number of petitions for the UN. As of April 28, 2015 we have collected 486,991 online signatures. That's enough to fill up seven National Football League stadiums! (Wikipedia)
Here are stats representing breakdown of signatures by country to this date. If you haven't done this yet, please go to www.25June.org and sign the petition.
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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.
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