Former leprosy patient's paintings the sunny spot in a life of struggle
Yoshiyama is a former leprosy patient whose works are now on exhibit at the Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto here. “I put all my oppressed life into my works,” he says. Yoshiyama has lived most of his life at the National Sanatorium Kikuchi Keifuen in ...
Asahi Shimbun - Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:56

Armadillos blamed for leprosy increase in Florida
(CNN) - The number of leprosy cases reported in Florida this year is higher than normal. Officials are blaming armadillos. Just Watched. replay. Comments ( 0 ). Print. Recommended. Comments. The views expressed are not those of this site, this station ...
KMBC Kansas City - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:15

US leprosy outbreak blamed on armadillos
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Irish Times - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 04:48

State's campaign to fight leprosy
As per national leprosy eradication programme, while Chhattisgarh has a prevalence rate (PR) of two to three cases per 10,000 people, 33 states in India have achieved the elimination level of less than one case per 10,000 people. According to March ...
Times of India - Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:30

State's campaign to fight leprosy | Raipur NYOOOZ
NYOOOZ - Fri, 17 Jul 2015 20:13

Leprosy care catches Whangarei student
GOOD DEEDS: Anna Thompson has been captured by the plight of leprosy sufferers, she is seen here with a photograph of herself and a patient at a remote Kathmandu hospital. PHOTO/JOHN STONE. A medical student who travelled to areas of Nepal ...
New Zealand Herald - Sun, 19 Jul 2015 11:56

Boyhood dream inspires nurse to work at Indian leprosy hospital
The idea of travelling to India and working at the leprosy hospital arose after Mr Kemp saw a poster advertising meetings of a silent prayer group. He went to a session and fell into conversation with Dr Sunder Bethapudy, a retired consultant ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:52

North Fort Myers resident is 10th leprosy case in Florida in 2015
Leprosy is a chronic disease caused by a slow multiplying bacillus,Mycobacterium leprae. M. leprae multiplies slowly and the incubation period of the disease is about 5 years.Symptoms can take as long as 20 years to appear. The disease mainly affects ...
Outbreak News Today - Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:41

Patients fast against poor facilities in Odisha leprosy hospital
It may be mentioned that the hospital was established in 1919 and has been a major centre for leprosy care in the country. Patients from across the state and other parts of the country arrive here for treatment. The Father of the Nation—Mahatma Gandhi ...
Odisha Sun Times - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 01:48

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