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World Leprosy Day: A multipronged approach towards early detection & rehabilitation...

Although Supreme Court has passed a couple of judgments in favour of patients with leprosy in 2018, several states in our country still deny employment benefits and privileges to these patients, writes Dr Swati Rajagopal...…………….

The Nippon Foundation’s ‘Global Appeal 2019’ for action to end stigma...

The 2019 Global Appeal initiative has been endorsed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), a global network representing more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries............

Eliminate leprosy-related discrimination: WHO

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia highlights the fact that an estimated 2 lakh Leprosy cases continue to be reported every year, with India accounting for more than half. She stresses on the need for effective measures to tackle the disease...………...

WHO lauds the launch of ‘Global Partnership to Stop Leprosy’

The new partnership, launched ahead of the World Leprosy Day 2018, brings together leading agencies and organizations working towards zero leprosy in various parts of the world...............

Biggest Leprosy case detection campaign begins in India

32 crore persons to be screened across 19 States and Union Territories....

India to soon launch its indigenously developed vaccine against Leprosy

Developed by Dr G P Talwar, Founding Director of National Institute of Immunology, this exclusive vaccine for leprosy will be piloted in five districts....