World Lupus Day, which is celebrated annually on May 10, is a date whose main objectives are to raise awareness of the impact of the disease, alert to the need to increase research on its causes and cure, diagnose and treat it early. lupus and obtain better epidemiological data on the global prevalence of this disease.
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect any part of the body. An estimated five million people worldwide have this disease.
In 2022, World Lupus Day has as its motto “Make Lupus Visible”. The date is promoted by the World Lupus Federation, a coalition of lupus patient organizations from around the world, united to improve the quality of life of people affected by the disease.
To learn more, see:
World Lupus Day – http://www.worldlupusday.org/ (in English)