St Joseph Leprosy Hospital turns 125, celebration on Apr 11
Mangaluru, Apr 9: The post-centenary silver jubilee of St Joseph Leprosy Hospital and golden jubilee of Rehabilitation Unit, both run by Father Muller Charitable Institutions, will be celebrated on Saturday April 11 at the Academy hall of the ... - Wed, 08 Apr 2015 23:05

Sister species to leprosy bacterium discovered
Scientists from Switzerland have genetically sequenced the bacterium that causes most cases of leprosy. At the same time they are the first scientists to unravel a sister species that causes a rare form of the disease.
Digital Journal - Sun, 05 Apr 2015 06:18

New Digital Art Gallery Brings Awareness to Those Affected by Leprosy
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Rising Star Outreach, Bindu Art School and Artcast announce the launch of Incredible India, a digital art gallery that celebrates the beautiful paintings and inspiring stories of leprosy ...
Broadway World - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:45

'Leprosy can be cured'
Speaking a function organised by the district administration as part of the World Leprosy Day here on Tuesday, he said the doctors, particularly those serving in rural areas, need to spread awareness about the availability of treatment for leprosy and ...
The Hindu - Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:00

Leprosy, TB curable – Experts
Daily Sun - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:22

Research finds a reason leprosy has persisted
The discovery may help answer a question that has puzzled tropical disease experts for years: Why does the number of new leprosy cases around the world not decrease even though thousands of victims are now on drugs that make them less infectious and ...
Deccan Herald - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:00

Obiano fetes leprosy patients in Anambra
But the inmates of Father Damian's Memorial Leprosy and TB Centre, Nnewi, Anambra State had cause to smile recently when the governor, Chief Willie Obiano, staff of the State Ministry of Health, including a California-based Non-Governmental ...
Daily Sun - Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:56

20th Law Commission submitted Report on Eliminating Discrimination Against ...
In the report, the Law Commission has recommended immediate repeal, amendment or modification of certain specific provisions in the laws applicable to leprosy-affected people in order to make their application more amenable to the present-day ...
Jagran Josh - Wed, 08 Apr 2015 06:58

Bowen varsity, Damien Foundation upgrade Ogbomoso leprosy centre
Bowen University Teaching Hospital (BUTH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, in collaboration with Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB), has commissioned a leprosy clinic. It was recently renovated and equipped by the foundation, a non-governmental organization ...
Daily Sun - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:05

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