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Abubakar Ajayi 12h
Replying to @segalink
Discriminatory... is not by choice and it is not a bad omen. Can't believe he said that. Even if he did, we should not promote it.
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Jiske @ Infolep Jan 11
Read WHO Epidemiological Bulletin nr 1/2 2019: Meeting of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication, April 2018 - convened to review the status of global elimination.
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Fifarma Jan 13
is a chronic disease caused by a slow multiplying bacillus which mainly affects the skin, the peripheral nerves, mucosa of the upper respiratory tract, and the eyes. Do you want to know more about what is doing to eliminate it?
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cskkanu Jan 7
is suffering from More than 50 NGOs of groups are ready with Omitting Leprosy as a ground for Divorce: Lok Sabha passes Personal Laws Amendment Bill
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Samar Halarnkar Jan 3
13 years after India announced elimination, leprosy is back. More than 135,000 new cases set off alarm bells but the government is not keen to record cases for fear of losing ‘elimination’ status via
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DERM 14h
January 27th is . Although primarily treated in the US today, the disease is rare in this country. Reflect on the 2009 discovery of the earliest evidence of the disease, found in a 4,000 year-old skeleton.
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American Leprosy 15h
Many people suffer from being ostracized by their families and communities because of the many myths that persist about . Take our quiz and find out whether you can separate fact from fiction.
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Beatnik Poet Rex╰დ╮ॐ╭დ╯ Jan 13
Replying to @RealJamesWoods
can come thru our southern border
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Jiske @ Infolep 16h
Accuracy of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) in detecting antibodies against Mycobacterium leprae in patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Espinosa OA, Benevides Ferreira SM, et al. Can J...
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Lepra Jan 16
Our custom protective shoes cost £3 to produce. Click the link below to find out how you can support people affected by and to regain their confidence and independence by wearing your socks and sandals:
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Paroma Mukherjee Jan 3
“...for several years after 2005, the number of new leprosy cases detected hung around the figure of 130,000 annually as it was deliberately kept within the elimination range (0.01% of India’s 1.3 billion population).” via
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Jan 8
The Constitution guarantees right to equality. This right can't be denied to ppl affected by . Leprosy is curable & can't be ground for discrimination.
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Bill Tropical Health Dec 24
Bihar. The researchers found that although there was a 62% decline in the total number of cases diagnosed in those eight primary health centres between the two years, detection was not accurate. ~30% of cases diagnosed in 2016 were false positives
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Jan 7
Repeal obsolete and archaic laws discriminating against people affected by (there are 119 such laws in India). Formulate policies for ending stigma & promoting their inclusion.
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Jan 9
Promote access to people affected by & their family members to public places, including hotels, restaurants & all forms of public transport on an equal basis with others.
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Jan 8
Report 256 of the Law Commission and EDPAL bill recommend repeal of laws discriminating against ppl affected by . There are 119 laws discriminatory laws. Repeal these laws.
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Jan 8
Protect and promote of women, children & members of other vulnerable groups who have or have had , as leprosy has an adverse impact on them. Help them live as equal citizens.
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Jan 9
Ensure ppl affected by & their family members enjoy voting rights, the right to stand for election & the right to hold public office at all levels of govt, on an equal basis with others.
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Jan 8
Take appropriate measures (legislative, administrative, etc) to change policies, customs & practices that segregate people affected by because of the stigma associated with leprosy.
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Jan 8
Promote the enjoyment of the same rights for persons affected by and their family members as for everyone else, allowing their full and participation in the community.
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