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Family refuses to cremate leprosy affected

Nilaram, who had been suffering from leprosy for the last 10 years, died on Monday morning. While his wife had died a few years ago, the couple did not have any children.

published on : 22nd November 2022
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Andhra ahead in controlling filaria and leprosy

The central government has been taking measures and implementing the National Vector-Borne Disease Control Program to eradicate malaria in the country since 2002.

published on : 7th November 2022
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Cured but ostracised: Leprosy survivors' ordeal far from over, continue to battle stigma 

A leprosy survivor says that society makes even the cured feel like "untouchables".

published on : 16th October 2022
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Odisha to move Indian Railways for leprosy colony land

Meanwhile, Jajpur Collector has been asked to ensure that basic amenities are provided to the leprosy colony located in forest areas of the district by the end of December.

published on : 5th September 2022
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170 leprosy cases found across TN in a fortnight

The State detected 170 new leprosy cases during the Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign (SLAC), held between January 30 and February 13.

published on : 12th March 2022
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Aphrodisiac stamens that help treat leprosy

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

published on : 18th April 2018
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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
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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