The General Body Meeting of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), the largest representing society of Indian Dermatologists, has approved today the changing of IADVL VITILIGO Day from May 19th to 25th June. On behalf of WVD Steering Committee, we thank IADVL President Dr. Deepak Parikh, and Dr. Davinder Parsad, President of the World Vitiligo Day 2014 that was held in Chandigarh, for their invaluable support and contribution to the campaign.
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