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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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World Leprosy Day 2019: 60% of World's Leprosy Patients in India
Sixty percent of leprosy patients in the world are in India, said a Japanese philanthropist working to eradicate leprosy in India.

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More Than Half of Leprosy Cases are from India: WHO
Despite the decline in the number of people affected with leprosy worldwide, an estimated two lakh cases continue to be reported every year. India acc.....
Leprosy Cases In Morocco Show a Decrease: Study
Leprosy Cases In Morocco Show a Decrease After Implementation Of Rifampicin Regimen as a preventative measure. Since 2012, the number of cases of lepr.....
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.

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