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A letter on World Vitiligo Day

June 25, 2015
Letter to Ogo, VITSAF by Yemi

LETTER TO OGO..

Dear Ogo,

Today is June 25, a day set aside to set aside as World Vitiligo Day, your creation, your initiative.

While growing up, my first reaction to anyone living with vitiligo was to cringe at such sight and imagine the severity of the burns he/she had.

I was ignorant of such condition until my Uncle who is a Pharmacist enlightened me on it.

Just like most "albinos", many patients of Vitiligo are of low self esteem, little or no self confidence and victims of discrimination.


Quarterly review of Vitiligo Research, April - June 2014 by VRF

September 27, 2014

This is a review of research results in the vitiligo field which were indexed in the PubMed database (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed) for the period from April 2014 till June 2014. Abstracts of papers were retrieved from the PubMed database using the search term “vitiligo” with a filter set up to retrieve records with creation date between April 01, 2014 and June 30, 2014. Retrieved records were manually checked for a relevance to and significance for the field of vitiligo research.


Exciting Patient Organization conference being held during the World Congress of Dermatology.

September 24, 2014

Exciting Patient Organization conference being held during the World Congress of Dermatology. The 23rd World Congress of Dermatology in 2015 will take place in Vancouver, Canada from June 8-13, 2015. The World Congress of Dermatology is the world’s oldest and continuous international dermatology meeting.

International Dermatology Patient Organization Conference
At: Vancouver, BC CANADA
Date: June 8th, 12th and 13th 2015


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