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Updated : 2 months ago IST
Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], March 6 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the new research building 'Desikan Bhawan' equipped with a new COVID-19 diagnostic facility at Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)'s National Jalma Institue for Leprosy and Other Mycobact
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 31 (ANI): The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Administrator Gaurav Gupta and Commissioner Manjunatha Prasad jointly flagged off the campaign against leprosy, under BBMP limits, called "The final fight against leprosy", today.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 30 (ANI): The Department of Health and Family Welfare in Karnataka launched the Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign 2021 (SLAC) on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], November 23 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh government is set to conduct a large-scale survey between November 25 and December 27 in a bid to identify the patients of COVID-19, tuberculosis, leprosy, sugar and high blood pressure.
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] June 30 (ANI/BusinessWire India): June 25th is celebrated as "The World Vitiligo Day" across the World.
Updated : 11 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], June 10 (ANI): The Japan-based Nippon Foundation has regularly helped India in tackling the Hansen's disease, also known as leprosy that can damage the nervous system and result in crippling of hands and feet, paralysis, as well as blindness if left untreated.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 26 (ANI): Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh and AIIMS Delhi and Bhopal will study the effectiveness of Mycobacterium w in critical COVID-19 patients.
Chandigarh [India], April 26 (ANI): The city-based Post- Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) on Sunday said that it has assessed the safety of mycobacterial w (Mw), an immunomodulator for leprosy, in four hospitalised patients of COVID-19, and has found no short-ter
New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (SCIR) Director-General Dr Shekhar C Mande on Sunday said that the institute is currently testing Mycobacterium w (Mw), which is a vaccine for leprosy, to treat COVID-19.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Feb 6 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy to Dr N S Dharmashaktu under the Indian nomination (individual) category and the Leprosy Mission Trust under the institutional category.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 20 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has written to Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot, seeking amendment of the "existing discriminatory laws against persons affected
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Aug 17 (ANI): Noted social worker and Padma Shri awardee Damodar Ganesh Bapat passed away at a hospital here on Friday night. He was 84.