2019

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    With each passing year the World Vitiligo Day grows bigger and bolder. Support for the event is huge and well over 500 thousand people from across the world have now signed a petition. This year’s international theme is "The Quality of Life of a Vitiligo Patient."  ...

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    Vitiligo affects close to 100 million people worldwide, yet there is no cure in sight.  

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  • Famous Vitiligans

    Many celebrities have had to deal with having vitiligo while living in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career. Here are a few courageous famous people who face vitiligo in the public eye:   Top model, Winnie Harlow from Toronto...

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Petition Letter

I support the petition to designate

June 25

as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation and persecution.

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We have collected 503075 signatures of the target 500000 (100.62%). Now let’s get 1 million signatures!

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Forgive me for writing to you with such haste. Recognize that I am writing stream-of-consciousness onboard the plane, heading from Hanoi, Vietn...
Greetings from Sugar Land, TX, where we just wrapped Day 2 of the World Vitiligo Day 2019 Conference.    After eight WVD expe...
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Long live the World Vitiligo Day!

June 25th is World Vitiligo Day - a date where millions of people across the world come together to increase awareness of vitiligo, fight prejudice and raise funds for research, support and education. 

The international headquarters of the campaign 2019 are located in Vietnam, under the leadership of Prof. Nguyen Van Thuong, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology and Venereology of the National Dermatological University Hospital of Hanoi. Details and Program

Browse our past Archives, check out World Vitiligo Day 2018 conference videos (Day 1 and Day 2), read inspiring Stories of people who took part, or look up a nearest support group or vitiligo specialist at the World Vitiligo Map.

A special Thank You note to our supporters: The World Vitiligo Day 2019 International conference is sponsored by Dr Michaels Vitilinex (for Vitiligo) by Dr Michaels Skin Clinics

We need you!
Let your voice be heard by signing our letter to the UN Secretary General. This asks the UN to officially designate June 25th as World Vitiligo Day. Over 500,000 people have already signed - hit the button above to join them and help us reach our 1 million signature target.
Famous personalities, who suffer from vitiligo
Rigo Tovar (Rigoberto Tovar García), “A Musical Pioneer” who started fusing electric guitars, synthesizers and rock melody with traditional Mexican music.
And many others

VR FOUNDATION

Firmly committed to curing Vitiligo, the VR Foundation is a non-profit organization funding and fast-tracking medical research globally. We challenge the disease of vitiligo with educational and medicinal enlightenment. We care; we educate; we advance knowledge. We are the VR Foundation.

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