News - 08 Dec `16World Vitiligo Day is now marked on the UN Calendar


June 25 now marks World Vitiligo Day on the UN Calendar of Disabilities Events! This is a milestone achievement worthy a big celebration. Next stop, recognition by the UN General Assembly. Avanti! 

Un Division For Social Policy And Development Disability

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      • What tests should be done?

        A well-trained dermatologist should be able to diagnose vitiligo and distinguish it from contact leukoderma or more than twenty other conditions with similar skin appearance bas...

      • What is vitiligo?

        Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a relatively common skin disease characterized by smooth, white, painless spots or patches on various parts of the body and hairs above i...

      • Can Ayurveda help with vitiligo?

        People have used herbs and natural remedies to treat skin conditions for centuries. Vitiligo is an auto-immune condition that causes white patches of skin to develop and expand...