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Soon, campaign to detect, eradicate leprosy

The state government will soon begin a statewide campaign to detect and eradicate leprosy after the health department diagnosed a good number of the communicable disease in state.  

published on : 21st October 2018

SC asks Centre, states to consider framing rules for rehabilitation of leprosy patients

The court also asked the Centre and states to frame rules that public and private schools do not discriminate against children from leprosy affected families.

published on : 14th September 2018

Three key judgements expected today in the Supreme Court

The apex court may issue verdicts in these cases: removal of leprosy as grounds for divorce, a plea by former spy-accused ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan; and on the anti dowry harassment law.

published on : 14th September 2018

Leprosy: More a scourge of the mind

published on : 23rd August 2018

Bill in Lok Sabha to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce

The provision of leprosy as a ground for divorce was part of the laws because when these acts came into being, leprosy was incurable, states the bill.

published on : 10th August 2018

Cabinet nod to bill to remove leprosy as ground for divorce 

A senior Law Ministry functionary said here that the provision of leprosy as a grounds for divorce was part of the laws as when these acts came into being, leprosy was incurable.

published on : 1st August 2018

Did declaration of leprosy ‘elimination’ allow it to spread again?

Leprosy “eliminated” from India 13 years ago might just be quietly re-growing to pose a fresh challenge to the health system.

published on : 29th July 2018

Persons suffering from leprosy have right to live with human dignity: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday passed a slew of directions aimed at their rehabilitation and integration into society.

published on : 5th July 2018

Aphrodisiac stamens that help treat leprosy

Stamens are the male reproductive part a flower containing numerous pollen grains. 

published on : 18th April 2018

Aadhaar linkage not a must for leprosy patients: Maharashtra Minister

Maharashtra, social justice minister Rajkumar Badole confirmed at the Assembly that the linkage will not be mandatory for leprosy patients to avail various government subsidies.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Aristam ‘wine’ cures tooth ailments and dysentery

Aristam is a very familiar preparation in our traditional systems of medicine.

published on : 21st March 2018

Leprosy germ turning drug resistant in India: WHO study

A survey of drug-resistant leprosy has detected 8 percent of samples tested in India resistant to rifampicin, a drug used to treat the infection.

published on : 6th March 2018

Won’t let anyone die untreated, says Padma Shri Subhasini Mistry, founder of Bengal's Humanity Hospital

Subashini’s resolve to treat poor patients stems from her experience of seeing her husband Sadhan Chandra Mistry die of gastroenteritis due to lack of treatment.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Being born in Bharat is biggest award for leprosy crusader Padma Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat

A white half-sleeved vest covering his body and a dhoti wrapped around his legs, a frail 83-year-old figure walks with slow, a little wobbly, steps, enquiring about the well being of everyone.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Number of leprosy cases highly underestimated, fear activists

Gretnaltes director Hemachandu too believes it would make a world of difference if leprosy was dealt with with the seriousness it deserves.

published on : 30th January 2018
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