Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): There around four million patients of leprosy world-wide with 750,000 new cases being detected every year. Of these cases, 70% are from India.
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 26 (ANI): An annual initiative of The Nippon Foundation (TNF) since 2006, Global Appeal aims to put an end to the discrimination faced by people affected by Leprosy and their families.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], October 15 (ANI): Setting an example of selfless service, an auto-rickshaw driver, Hanmanth Huvanna Devnoor, helps leprosy patients lead a dignified life.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): The International Council of Nurses (ICN) presented its Health and Human Rights Award to Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, at the 2017 ICN Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on May 27.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, has been conferred with the World Health Organisation's gold medal at the Global Partners Meeting on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), held in Geneva.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan. 29 (ANI): In an emotional appeal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the nation has to strive hard to fulfil the dream of Mahatma Gandhi of giving a dignified life to the people suffering from Leprosy.
New Delhi [India], Jan. 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the plea filed in connection with the Leprosy treatment.
Updated : 2 years, 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept. 6 (ANI): The Central Government on Tuesday launched the biggest Leprosy case detection campaign in the country.