Lupus foundation to be formed
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