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Sunday, Jan 19, 2020

Leprosy patient

Aug 21, 2019 11:25
The health minister on Tuesday wrote to the Union minister of Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad, and the Union minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot, seeking amendment of the existing 108 discriminatory laws against people... read more
May 27, 2019 01:26
The treatment, which began in November 2018, involved administering a single dose of the antibiotic rifampicin, health officials said. read more
Mar 20, 2019 05:09
A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri directed the deputy commissioner of police (DCP, northeast) to file a report on the plea of a resident of a leprosy home—the boy’s mother. read more
Mar 01, 2019 05:41
Pamphlets in Hindi have used Mahatma Gandhi as a messenger to inform that leprosy is caused by a bacteria, it is completely curable and is not due to bad deeds from a previous birth. read more
Jan 25, 2019 08:11
A leprosy patient who moved court saying he was rendered “homeless” and forced to brave the winter after being released from a government correctional centre, was given relief by the Delhi high court, which directed the government to let him and 40 other... read more
Jan 17, 2019 14:08
The court’s order came while hearing the plea filed by Kumar, who was convicted of begging on October 12, 2017. read more
Sep 14, 2018 22:03
Centre, states asked to hold publicity drives to inform people that leprosy is curable read more
Aug 20, 2018 22:47
India accounts for more than 52% of world’s lepers and over 1.24 lakh get added to the list every year. read more
Jul 05, 2018 23:55
The Supreme Court said programs should be telecast on All India Radio and Doordarshan. The campaign should be done even at ‘gram panchayat’ level to help end ‘discrimination and ostracisation’ of those suffering from it. read more