World Vitiligo day
On the occasion of World Vitiligo day, the Department of Dermatology in association with Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists [IADVL] â€“ Karnataka Branch and Department of Medical Education, Government of Karnataka, Karavali Dermatology Society have organized a public awareness campaign throughout Karnataka.
On the eve of this â€œVitiligo Jathaâ€ the vehicle which is travelling throughout Karnataka will arrive to Mangalore on 16.07.2017. The Jatha vehicle will arrive at the Father Muller Medical College Hospital premises at 10.30 am.
The Department of Dermatology has arranged a public awareness programme during this Jatha near Medical Records Section [Out patient]. Rev. Fr. Richard A. Coelho, Director, FMCI will flag off the Jatha. During this occasion leaflets about Vitiligo will be distributed to the public. Hence I request the MC members, Medical College staff and students to participate in large numbers during a short programme of Vitiligo Jatha in our hospital.
DR. JAYAPRAKASH ALVA