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Leprosy

Leprosy is a chronic bacterial disease affecting the skin and nerves which causes skin lesions and loss sensitivity to heat and pain. The first symptom of leprosy is often a skin nodule or lesion that is not sensitive to touch, and numbness or loss of sensitivity in the arms or legs. Traditionally, people with leprosy have been stigmatized and separated from other people, but today the disease can be cured.To learn more about the disease and meet people who can help, join our online support group for leprosy.

 

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SC Orders to Spread Awareness on Leprosy Treatment, Eliminate Discrimination
The Supreme Court has ordered to create awareness about the free treatment available for leprosy patients and has directed the central and state gover.....
Need More Awareness on Leprosy in India
Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu called for spreading more public awareness on leprosy in India.

The International Gandhi Award.....
2018 may be a Milestone Year for Leprosy Elimination
Leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease (HD), is a long-term infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae. Outbreaks of leprosy have affected, and panicke.....
Leprosy is Curable
Leprosy is not considered as a stigma anymore, as it can be treated with multidrug therapy. The World Health Organization provides free treatment for .....
World Leprosy Day: Zero Disabilities in Girls and Boys
Highlights:
  • Leprosy remains a neglected disease, although over 200,000 new cases are dia.....


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