News - 25 May `22World Vitiligo Day 2022 Campaign


The vitiligo community is coming together again on June 25th to raise awareness about this skin disease.

World Vitiligo Day has been celebrated for more than a decade. Thanks to the idea of a different country hosting the campaign headquarters each year, it's been to:

2021: 🇮🇩 Jakarta, Indonesia
2020: 🇷🇸 Zagreb, Serbia
2019: 🇻🇳 Hanoi, Vietnam
2018: 🇺🇸 Boston, USA
2017: 🇧🇷 Sao Paulo, Brazil
2016: 🇨🇿 Prague, the Czech Republic
2015: 🇨🇳 Shenyang, China
2014: 🇮🇳 Chandigarh, India
2013: 🇺🇸 Detroit, USA
2012: 🇮🇹 Rome, Italy
2011: 🇳🇬 Lagos, Nigeria

This year, the global campaign headquarters will be hosted by 🇲🇽 Mexico, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Med. Jorge Ocampo Candiani. International theme for World Vitiligo Day 2022 is ‘Learning To Live With Vitiligo.’

The preliminary program includes:

  • June 22: Scientific Day
  • June 23: Media Day
  • June 25: Patient Day

VIPOC memebrs and local support groups will organize their events.  Celebrations in the 🇺🇸 USA are being organized by Minnesota VITFriends and Global Vitiligo Foundation on June 24-25; details and registration.

How did a small local event to help people with vitiligo in Nigeria develop into a huge global movement in such a short time? Continue reading Brief History of the World Vitiligo Day

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