News - 26 Apr `19Up Next: the WORLD VITILIGO DAY!

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June 25. This year, international campaign HQ are set in beautiful Hanoi, Vietnam, under the honorary presidency of Prof. Nguyen Van Thuong. The global theme of this year is "The Quality of Life of a Vitiligo Patient."

June 21-23. US-based members of the vitiligo community are invited to meet in Houston, TX, for a conference organized by Houston Vitiligo Awareness Movement, led by its founder Diane Tribitt. The national theme is "The Mental and Medical Journey of Living with Vitiligo - The Journey Starts with ME!" Registration is now open

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