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World Vitiligo Day 2024

World Vitiligo Day 2024 and Members Day

Sunday June 23 12:00 - 17:00

This year, the biennial members day will be organized in the Metaal Kathedraal on the outskirts of Utrecht on Sunday, June 23 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and will be held in combination with World Vitiligo Day.

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Member Day 2024

The biennial members day scheduled for October 6 will be moved to June 23 for organizational reasons and will be held in combination with World Vitiligo Day.
Both separate and joint program components are provided for members and non-members. The full program will be finalized and announced later.

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Spotlight! No. 1 (March 2024)

In the March issue of Spotlight! :

♦ Webinar The disease burden of vitiligo

♦ How do self-tanning products work;

♦ Study project for students at Fontys University of Applied Sciences;

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Ziggy has a skin condition

Play a game with a character that looks like you. That was far from possible for 13-year-old Ziggy. He has the skin condition vitiligo.

But now it is possible. In-game Sims 4 is it possible to make a game figure with the skin condition. And Ziggy is very happy with that.

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Webinar The disease burden of vitiligo

Patrick Kemperman is a psychodermatologist at the University Medical Center in Amsterdam. Together with Paul Monteiro, chairman of patient association, he talks in this webinar about the importance of more attention to the psychosocial consequences of vitiligo.

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Color change: from dark to white

Paul Monteiro has had vitiligo since he was 12 years old.
Monteiro initially had colored skin, but due to vitiligo he lost all his pigment. It has become so white that it must continuously protect itself from sunlight. He was therefore not bothered by the color change.

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World Vitiligo Day June 25, 2024

Tuesday, June 25 is World Vitiligo Day, because this day does not fall on a weekend, we will hold it on Sunday, June 23!
You will hear the location later, but I can already tell you that it is great!

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Mark Baanders about vitiligo in the animal kingdom.

December 15 Video

Mark Baanders was flooded with reactions when he spoke openly about his vitiligo during Expedition Robinson. With him, it turned out that more than 200,000 other people in the Netherlands were walking around with the skin disease.
And vitiligo occurs not only in humans, but also in animals.