Amid the chaos wrought by the virus, a weeklong commemoration is taking place across the world. From Hungary on June 20th to Detroit on June 27th, events are happening everywhere:
🇭🇺 June 20: HUNGARY - Adrienn Széles @Local (Lake Balaton)
🇨🇳 June 23: CHINA - Prof. Xinghua Gao @Virtual conference
🇦🇺 June 25: AUSTRALIA - Dr. Adrian Mar @Zoom (ID: 884 1268 0646)
🇭🇷 June 25: CROATIA - Prof. A.Stanimirovic @Local
🇮🇳 June 25: INDIA - Shweta Association @Zoom (ID: 977 1000 9201)
🇮🇳 June 25: INDIA - Prof. Davinder Parsad @Virtual conference
🇮🇹 June 25: ITALY - Prof. Torello Lotti @Virtual conference
🇬🇭 June 25: GHANA - Vitiligo Ghana @Local
🇰🇿 June 25: KAZAKHSTAN - Vitiligo School (Shymkent/Almaty)
🇳🇬 June 25: NIGERIA - VITSAF @Walk
🇧🇩 June 25: BANGLADESH - TVW @Online
🇷🇺 June 25: RUSSIA - Prof. K.Lomonosov @Local
🇬🇧 June 25: UK - Ninu Galot @Local
🇷🇸 June 25: SERBIA - Prof. Ivana Binic @Online
🇫🇷 June 27: FRANCE - AVF @Virtual conference
🇿🇦 June 27: SOUTH AFRICA - Vitiligo Society SA @Online
🇺🇸 June 27: USA - GVF / My Vitiligo team @Virtual conference
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