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Within the leprosy sector, governments are a crucial and necessary partner on our journey to a world without leprosy. But what is expected from governments?
We need to put persons affected by leprosy at the centre of all of these conversations. It is not a magic answer, a silver bullet that will solve all our problems, but it is the only way we’ll make real progress.
The TLM Myanmar team found that the best way to raise awareness, defeat stigma, and increase the number of leprosy cases they found was to hear the stories of persons affected by leprosy.
This innovative crab-farming project has been turning heads within the leprosy sector because it has transformed a whole community.
Ruth and Bishnu from TLM Nepal share some of the lessons they’ve learnt from the frontline of mental health care for persons affected by leprosy.
As the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded for discoveries related to touch and feeling, Jannine Ebenso of The Leprosy Mission considers why this is a poignant moment for people who have experienced leprosy across the world.
We are supporting the Sasakawa Health Foundation's Global Appeal 2022, which is asking for the support of philanthropic foundations across the world.
After months of violent military rule, Myanmar is currently experiencing a devastating wave of Covid-19 and there is no healthcare system in place to help.