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    Vitiligo’s Repreparation in Art – do we have enough of it?

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    None of us can deny that art is a great conversation starter. After all, it is consumed and loved by all of us in some shape or form. But what often makes me sad is people with vitiligo being underrepresented in it. It’s an open secret that about 1% of the world population is living […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – August 2020

    Vitiligo News July 2020

    After a lull induced by the coronavirus outbreak, August 2020 saw some traction on the vitiligo research front. According to study data published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, long-term narrowband ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) therapy may decrease the risk for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in people with vitiligo.  Researchers extracted […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – July 2020 

    Vitiligo News July 2020

    As an important development, the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL) in July 2020 urged the Indian government to include vitiligo under non-communicable. Members of the dermatologists’ association said that they have been pushing for the inclusion of the skin disorder under the NCD category as well as seeking awareness campaigns in various […] More

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    Utopia – If Michael Jackson was a Vitiligo Awareness Activist 

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    Over the last few years, many celebrities have come out and talked openly about their struggles with vitiligo – an encouraging trend, and an important step to raise awareness about a harmless skin disorder that is hugely misunderstood around the world.  Obviously, not all vitiligo spreads are the same. So, different celebrities have had different […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – June 2020 

    Vitiligo News June 2020

    Just like any other year, June was the month of vitiligo awareness for millions of vitiligans living worldwide, skin inclusivity activists, and research foundations working on skin disorders. We all know that World Vitiligo Day (WVD) has been celebrated on June 25th with great enthusiasm and zeal since 2011. However, due to the unexpected outbreak […] More

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    An Open Letter to MUA Artists who think Vitiligo is a Makeup Trend

    An Open Letter to MUA Artists

    Dear artists around the globe, I love it how you always come up with so many unique ideas and fill our hearts with the kind of art our world will be dull without. But, I would like to request all of you to stop creating vitiligo looks using foundations.⠀ I know your intentions are good, […] More

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    World Vitiligo Day 2020 – A Recap

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    Since 2011, World Vitiligo Day has been celebrated on June 25th with great enthusiasm and zeal. However, due to the unexpected outbreak of the novel Coronavirus in many parts of the world, the day was commemorated differently this year. WVD conferences across Europe and North America were canceled, disappointing many who were looking forward to […] More

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    All you need to know about World Vitiligo Day 2020

    World Vitiligo Day 2020

    On October 10, 2019, the first World Vitiligo Day 2020 Organizing Committee met at the Conference center of CEU University of Madrid, Spain. By this time, the 10th annual World Vitiligo Day (WVD 2020) was supposed to be celebrated all over the globe with great enthusiasm and zeal. For the celebration of world vitiligo day […] More

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    My Vitiligo Story | From Ira Shchurina’s Diary

    Ira Shchurina

    I was born in Kazakhstan where my journey with vitiligo started. I was diagnosed with a skin disorder at the age of 6. My family, being very afraid at the time, accompanied me to many hospitals where I underwent all kinds of treatments for vitiligo with no results. When I was 7, we moved to […] More

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    Unite For Vitiligo partners with SupportVitiligo for an Awareness Campaign

    Support Vitiligo India

    Since 2011, the world has been celebrating World Vitiligo Day on June 25. With increasing awareness, many parts of the world (particularly North America) have started recognizing June as Vitiligo Awareness Month. Each year Vitiligo Awareness Month is becoming bigger with people with vitiligo, their families, and doctors making an effort to talk about the […] More

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    Vitiligo in News – May 2020

    Vitiligo News May 2020

    With World Vitiligo Day approaching, May 2020 still remained pretty much the same as April 2020. Due to the coronavirus outbreak in most parts of the world, not many research studies on vitiligo were conducted on vitiligo. Amid very few research, one cohort study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association’s (JAMA) […] More

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