As we started preparations for it's seventh year activities, Natasha Pierre shared with us proclamations that Vitiligo Bond has received in support of the World Vitiligo Day in 2016. Signed by 18 US Governors from: Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia.
Theme this year is: Step Up for Vitiligo: A Call for Truth, Hope & Change! V-Strong and VITFriends support groups will host the main U.S. event in Detroit on June 23-25, check www.wvddetroit2017.com for details.
- Pyrostegia venusta as a folk medicine for vitiligo?
Pyrostegia venusta is a neotropical evergreen vine widely spread in Brazil throughout fields, at the coast, edge of the woods and along roadsides (see photo below). Popularly kn...
- How can I explain vitiligo to my children?
Vitiligo can be puzzling for a child because a person who has it isn't "ill" in a common sense. To choose the right words to explain vitiligo diagnosis to a child, first consi...
- Is there a traditional medicine to treat vitiligo?
Traditional medicines may be helpful in chronic, metabolic, and stress-related conditions early in the disease manifestation, before extensive tissue and organ damage has occurr...
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