- Tag results for 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leprosy “eliminated” from India 13 years ago might just be quietly re-growing to pose a fresh challenge to the health system.
The Supreme Court on Thursday passed a slew of directions aimed at their rehabilitation and integration into society.
Stamens are the male reproductive part a flower containing numerous pollen grains.
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.
Aristam is a very familiar preparation in our traditional systems of medicine.
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.
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.
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.
Gretnaltes director Hemachandu too believes it would make a world of difference if leprosy was dealt with with the seriousness it deserves.