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Lepra Apr 10
Help us reach 500 signatures on our petition to Commonwealth People's Forum leaders to end the stigma of
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The HTD Apr 17
Leprosy is a rare disease caused by infection with a bacterium called Mycobacterium leprae. Despite the stigma it is curable and VERY hard to catch. No one has contracted leprosy in the UK since 1946
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Sanjay Jagatia Apr 15
“Madhya Pradesh State Government all set to scrap 5 separate acts which discriminate against people affected by leprosy. The change in law will give a new lease of life to people affected by leprosy & return their fundamental rights.
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The HTD Apr 17
Replying to @HTropDis
Over the last 10 years we have seen 130 cases in the UK from all over the world. Early diagnosis reduces disability but leprosy is so rare diagnosis can take years, even in the UK. It should be considered in patients with numbness or weakness from Africa & Asia
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Apr 12
Madhya Pradesh to repeal laws that discriminate against people affected by . Read the full story here:
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PLOS NTDs Apr 10
New research: Social determinants, their relationship with risk and temporal trends in a tri-border region in Latin America
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Kellie Phillip Apr 18
83-year-old Padma Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat. He's spent his life in rehabilitation, education and healthcare of leprosy patients. To remove misconceptions about leprosy he spends time with patients by sharing food and water.
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The Leprosy Mission Apr 12
Each year 25,000 children are diagnosed with - you can help children and young people like Aboubacar by putting the fun back into feet!
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MediBulletin 19h
Over 12500 cases in 2017-18, Indian set to miss 2018 deadline for its eradication. New deadline could be 2019 - 150th birth anniversary of . has asked officers to explore feasibility
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The Leprosy Mission Trust India Apr 18
Elderly people affected by have many health issues and is planning proactive and preventive interventions for their well-being
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Revolutionary Girl 11h
Patients :- Read Precautions And Precipitating Factors that are increasing the cause of Leprosy. is not a communicable disease.
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Lepra Apr 16
Melanie's story "I came from a province in the Philippines where the world's largest colony in 1931 used to be based. Running the will be a very rewarding experience for me as I will be helping the Charity that has a very special place in my heart”
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Novartis Foundation Apr 17
Interesting read in on how 8 African states are working together to achieve elimination of . Disease elimination, as we know from , is particularly difficult – making partnership & sharing of best practice so important:
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VALIDATE Network Apr 9
We're excited to announce the 2nd call for VALIDATE pump-priming grants is now open! Up to £50k available for collaborative research projects advancing vaccine development for , , and/or . Closes 14 Jun
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Ayan Bose Apr 18
should be eradicated and only can help!!!!
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The Leprosy Mission Apr 9
We are passionate about reaching younger generations with the message of God’s love for people affected by - that's why we’ve produced some resources just for them! You can find them here:
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Elsa Wallin 2h
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ILEP 8h
Did you know, every 7th human lives with a ? That’s why is one of 13 organisations working with to end the neglect of NTDs, including . Check out more on their new website
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Ministry of Health 14h
Join hands to eradicate . Educate people around you about the National Leprosy Eradication Programme under which affected patients get free Multi-Drug Therapy () at all primary health centres.
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Immunology Apr 18
There are about 200 new cases of a year, but clinics are closing via
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