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Leprosy awareness drive begins

Currently there is very little awareness regarding leprosy.

22 Jan 2019 1:52 AM

I have an ocean of opportunities awaiting me: Manushi Chillar

Chillar has mixed emotions about life-changing journey she has been on, says year has seen her growing and evolving as person.

19 Nov 2018 4:29 PM

Frame scheme for rehabilitation of leprosy patients: SC tells Centre, states

The apex court said the scheme shall be aimed at eliminating stigma associated with people afflicted with leprosy.

14 Sep 2018 8:31 PM

Six common types of disgust that protect us from disease revealed for the first time

Our long coevolution with disease has “wired in” this intuitive sense of what can cause infection.

05 Jun 2018 6:35 PM

Photo exhibition to generate leprosy awareness

According to World Health Organisation, in 2016, a total of 2,14,783 cases of leprosy were reported worldwide.

03 May 2018 7:41 AM


This auto-rickshaw driver helps leprosy patients lead a dignified life

Setting aside eight hours of his day for the patients, the driver has been treating the patients for the last 20 years.

15 Oct 2017 5:11 PM

Leprosy patient, 30, raped in UP hospital

The victim belongs to Ranchi in Jharkhand and had been admitted by the government railway police, hospital sources said.

27 Aug 2017 1:03 AM

India has most number of leprosy cases at 60 percent

The analysis was given by the WHO after it conducted the research in 2015

12 Apr 2017 9:31 AM

Maharashtra tops list of child lepers

We had 99,417 suspected cases and out of these 3,855 cases were tested positive for leprosy, says Dr Sanjeev Kamble.

24 Nov 2016 2:52 AM