Leprosy detection drive in 222 blocks
Ahead of World Leprosy Eradication Day, the health department will conduct a drive in 222 leprosy endemic blocks in Maharashtra. India accounts for over 50-60 per cent of new cases every year and 1.26 lakh new cases were detected last year. Maharashtra ...
The Indian Express - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:33



Two-day National Consultation Platform Ended With Commitment Towards ...
Representatives from the field of health, government of India, stakeholders in the fight against leprosy and the World Health Organization (WHO) came together for a two-day national consultation platform to discuss the challenges and solutions to ...
DoctorPulse.co - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:32

'Logan Thomas Must Have Leprosy' And Other Twitter Takes on Cardinals ...
In four quarters of play Saturday, Arizona fourth-string quarterback Ryan Lindley completed 16 of 28 passes for 82 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. As unmitigated as the Lindley disaster was, it still wasn't enough for coach Bruce Arians to ...
Boston.com - Sat, 03 Jan 2015 17:56

Leprosy infections fall, severity rises
Leprosy is a skin disease. He said anyone with a skin disease that persisted uncured for longer than three months should quickly see a doctor, because there were effective remedies that could prevent leprosy-based disabilities and transmission of the ...
Bangkok Post - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:52

Tangerang complains about leprosy hospital, 5 prisons
He said the central government should transform the special hospital into a general hospital to serve the wider public because leprosy patients have become rare in the city and those recovering from the disease have declined to return to their homes in ...
Jakarta Post - Tue, 06 Jan 2015 01:43

Surviving the stigma
Leprosy was once called the “separating sickness” for the way it once separated families. In the Middle Ages, those who fell victim to this disease were banished and forced to live with others suffering from the same in isolated communities known as ...
The Asian Age - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:15



The shadow of leprosy
World Leprosy Day was started in 1954 to draw awareness to those affected by the disease. This year, it's being commemorated on Jan 25. IN ancient times, the mere mention of leprosy struck fear and horror into the hearts of communities. The first ...
The Star Online - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:56



Centre needs to be aggressive to eradicate leprosy: SC
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government to be aggressive in its effort to eradicate leprosy while expressing concern that people were still suffering from the disease despite it being curable and the multi-drug therapy (MDT) being ...
Times of India - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:33

Inform about steps taken to curb, eradicate leprosy: SC to Centre, state govts
Day & Night News - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:28


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