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PLOS NTDs Jul 9
New research: Socioeconomic risk markers of in high-burden countries
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LEPRA Society Jul 15
High incidence of child cases is a sign of active transmission of the disease.
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The Leprosy Mission Jul 10
How do you reach someone affected by if they are too poor or unable to travel? Your support helps to fund our mobile clinics which bring expert medical care and attention to those in desperate need.
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Dr.Divyesh Mundra Jul 16
Analysis of govt. data by ORF shud worry every policymaker in - , major prob, soon becoming more a disease of most marginalized & underserved. E.g-14% of Gujarat's adivasis bear 64.9% of total new Leprosy case load.
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LEPRA Society Jul 12
is curable with a combination of drugs known as multidrug therapy (MDT) provided free of cost by the government.
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The Leprosy Mission Jul 16
Globally, there are around three million people living with irreversible disabilities, including blindness, as a result of the late treatment of Photo: Paul Salmon
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American Leprosy Jul 16
The global on July 24 is an important opportunity to ensure that persons with leprosy-related disabilities are not left behind! Together we must end the stigma and discrimination faced by them.
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Ann Aerts Jul 12
there are still 200k+ new cases of each year? We're bringing our 30-year history in leprosy elimination to the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, because only together can we finally eliminate this ancient disease. Find out more:
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NCPEDP Jul 11
has the dubious distinction of discriminating against patients as Section 19(f) of the Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, 1994, disqualifies a person affected by leprosy from contesting panchayat elections.
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Ajit kumar Jul 17
While official data says that number of new Leprosy cases detected during 2016-17 is 135485 and prevalence Rate per 10000 population as on March 2017 for India is 0.66, it is established that number underestimates the real burden", says :
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Nepal Leprosy Trust Jul 17
This is our self-care training center it is our chief aim to empower those affected by to become independent again, and to re-enter society and function effectively within it, equipped with new skills, and regained dignity.
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S-ILF Jul 10
Mr Vikas Sheel, Joint Secretary Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare mentioned about S-ILF work towards the socio-economic development of those affected by those affected by and their families while addressing Annual Leprosy Review Meeting at Goa
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Bobby John Jul 17
- metaphor for many things awry with India’s health and social development story. Well called by 👇🏽
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ILEP Jul 11
"Everyone working in or affected by shares several powerful traits: humility, compassion and a genuine sense of purpose." - Courtenay Dusenbury, Director of reflects on her recent trip to Bihar w
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Dr Satendra Singh, MD 5h
discussing now discrimination faced by people affected with & their family members with a great panel of DrDhvani Mehta (), DrVineeta Shankar (), DrPK Gopal (Idea India), () & a youth living in leprosy colony
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VALIDATE Network 6h
Catch up on the news in the vaccine field for , , and , from grant calls and job vacancies to events and papers, in this week's VALIDATE round-up
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EARA 7h
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Universal Truths 12h
“Only skin deep...” a etymology?: “But if the spot is white in d skin of his body & appears no deeper than d skin, & d hair in it has not turned white, d priest shall shut up d diseased person for 7 days.” Leviticus 13:4
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Rufiji Leprosy Trust Jul 17
Salum our shoemaker's latest update highlights 3 new cases of leprosy have been diagnosed in the region. Sadly they did not present until they had signs of but they are now being treated.
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Lepra Jul 17
Leprosy should not be a reason for divorce - Highlighting another law that against people with
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