The Community Intervention Unit attached to The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) hospital in Shahdara, Delhi, along with TLMTI’s WACA (Women as Change Agents) project celebrated Gandhi Jayanthi on 2 October at the community hall near Green Field Public School, Tahirpur, Delhi. A total of 100 people affected by leprosy and their families, youth, and women champions took part in the celebration.
The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s Shahdara Hospital, in New Delhi, conducted a one-day training workshop in leprosy for laboratory technicians working in Delhi government hospitals, on November 29.
Dr C. M. Agrawal, Leprosy Consultant, World Health Organization (WHO) and former Deputy Director General (Leprosy) of the Govt of India inaugurated the workshop which was attended by 42 laboratory technicians from various Delhi government-run hospitals.
Sitting quietly on the hospital bed, he stared into space. The snow-white clouds rolling merrily along the deep blue sky didn’t interest him. The halo of melancholy around him thickened every moment. He turned his gaze to his lap. A tear rolled down his cheek and fell on the open book resting on his lap, smudging his name – Kishan Kumar – written in blue ink.