Lupus Foundation of Dominica is to be launch on February 5th 2015 at the Fort young hotel. The foundation was formed by Directors Glorine Thomas, Taihisa Hill-Guye, Joanne Commodore and Dr. Irving McIntyre. This organization is aimed at providing Educational programs for affected person, their families as well as the general public; engaging in continue research ventures that would benefit persons affected; providing emotional support; seeking funding to aid with medical visits; fostering partnership with similar local, regional and international organization.

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that has affects mostly child bearing age women of African descent. This disease has no boundaries causing damage to any part the body - skin, joint, any or all vital organ, the signs and symptoms are many, making it very difficult to diagnose. The cause of the disease is unknown and presently there is no cure