Absolute support, extensive awareness, enlightenment and advocate for those living with Vitiligo, for their Rights and well-being
Active Vitiligo Support in Africa

AVC Registration

Now Please Register at no cost on or before 14th October, 2012.

All Participants are required to register for the conference.

  • Are you a Health worker, medical student, social worker in the area of health or skin health, a volunteer for health organization, health organizations/institute, skin care therapist, beauticians, medical personnel, individual living with Vitiligo or Psoriasis, a family member, relation, friend or just a concerned citizen?
  • Do you come across Vitiligo, Psoriasis patients and really want to understand the condition and how to help?
  • Do you generally want to add to your knowledge and learn something new about skin health and appearance matters

Then this Conference is for you.
Theme – What’s new? Where does Africa Stand? 18-19 October, 2012

You can download the registration form AVC Reg Form. Deadline for Registration is October 7th, 2012. Send your completed Registration forms along with your Registration fee details to vitsaf@vitsaf.org with Subject line AVC Registration, +234702 516 5280.

Registration Fees

Early
18 May 2012 To
18 August 2012
Late
19 August To
7 Oct 2012

Ticket to the Purple Ball N5,000/$32

Naira (N) Dollar ($) Naira (N) Dollar ($)

N/$

VITSAF (Nigeria & Ghana) Financial Members(Annual membership fee N5,000) Scholarship for first 50 There is no scholarship for Purple ball even for members
5,000/32
Non-member 30,000 200 35,000 220 5,000/32
Members of Beyond Vitiligo SA, VISOKE Kenya, Vitiligo Support Uganda, Botswana, Namibia 20,000 130 25,000 160 5,000/32
Medical Students 10,000 65 15,000 100 5,000/32

This Conference is highly subsidized. The Conference Registration fee covers :

  • Admission to the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception – 18 October 2012
  • Conference bag/materials
  • Abstract soft copy
  • Admission to Exhibition
  • Tea break and lunch for the three days

Scholarship Opportunity

Please be aware that we have a limited amount of scholarships.

This Conference is the first one of its kind in Africa. Only a positive use of the funds will secure funding for further initiatives.

Our scholarship is open to medical students and individuals living with vitiligo, and it is only on Registration fees. Please only apply for the scholarship, if it is absolutely necessary for you in order to be able to participate. Have you also checked other ways of funding?

Note: deadline for scholarship application is 18th August, 2012.

Scholarships available are

  • N10, 000/$65 x 10
  • N15, 000/$100 x 5
  • N20, 000/$130 x 3

**Please note Student/ Members of Vitiligo Support Groups across Africa: The applicant’s registration form must be accompanied by written proof of status; otherwise low fees orscholarshipwill not be validated.

N.B.: When letters, certifying status, are sent after the early registration deadline, late fees will be applicable even when the registration forms are received before the deadline.

Please be informed that there is no scholarship for the Purple Ball, decide to attend and pay your N5,000/$32 alongside your registration fee or pay at the conference, but it is subject to availability of Space

Methods of Payment

  • Online payment with ATM Cards (Nigerians only), International Debit Cards through Payza (formerly Alertpay) follow link http://www.vitsaf.org/donations
  • Direct Cheque, Cash deposit and
  • Bank transfers will be accepted.

Direct Cheque payable or Cash Deposit to
Account name – Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation,
Bank Guaranty Trust Bank Plc,
Account Nos:
Naira 0008300219
Dollar 0008300226
Pound 0008300233

Online payment
Please follow link Donations
  • Interswitch/ATM cards ***Click the General donation button and please note that this is only for Naira payments using interswitch ATM Cards
  • Payza (formerly Alertpay) - For international Debit Cards, please ignore Route Pay on the site; rather click on Alertpay/Payza logo to pay or register through Payza. Please confirm that the payment is for the conference through email or by phone.
Bank transfer
Please follow link http://www.vitsaf.org/vitsaf/funds for details or see below
1) NAIRA ACCOUNT
Bank: Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank)
Account Name: VITILIGO SUPPORT AND AWARENESS FOUNDATION
Account No: 0008300219

2) USD DETAILS

Correspondent Bank: CITIBANK, NEW YORK
Swift Code: CITIUS33
ABANO: 021000089
FOR CREDIT OF: GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLC, LAGOS NIGERIA
SWIFT CODE: GTBINGLA
ACCOUNT NUMBER 36129295
FOR FINAL CREDIT OF: VITILIGO SUPPORT AND AWARENESS FOUNDATION BENEFICIARY'S A/C NO: 0008300226

Communication of the payment: AVC 2012 / Participant’s name:

Cancellation

All cancellations must be notified in writing (by email) to the conference organizers (vitsupng@gmail.com, vitsaf@vitsaf.org) according to the following policy:

  • In case of cancellation of participation before 18 September 2012 registration fees will be refunded deducting a handling fee of N3, 500/$22 per person. After this date, there will be no refund whatsoever.
  • Name changes will be charged with N2, 000 per registration.
  • All refunds will be made within 2 months after the end of the event. Bank charges may be deducted.

Enquiries

Ogo Maduewesi – email – vitsupng@gmail.com, +234702 516 5280, +234806 363 8030
Ike Nwibe – ikenwibe@yahoo.com, +234806 059 7821

Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the African Vitiligo Conference (AVC). For more information on the opportunities available, please contact VITSAF.