This year (2019) marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the first legally binding international instrument to incorporate the full range of human rights, including civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights for children.
With 15 million books in 70 languages sold in over 96 countries; with rock stars, royalty, billionaires and many celebrity CEOs embracing his work; with clients, such as Starbucks, Nike, GE, The Coca-Cola Company, NASA and Microsoft using his leadership methods to drive real growth and top performance, Robin Sharma (https://www.robinsharma.com/), the Canadian author of 15 bestsellers, including The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, is undoubtedly a globally celebrated leadership expert – one of the top 5 leadership experts in the world.
Now, the fight against leprosy has taken a new dimension with Robin Sharma joining the fight.
We are excited to inform you that The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI) has received the ‘Special Recognition Award’ given by India Health & Wellness Summit and Awards in recognition of TLMTI’s efforts in raising awareness about leprosy and eradicating the disease, and the impact TLMTI has made in these areas.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released the Guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of leprosy (full text). The Guidelines provide state-of-the-art knowledge and evidence on leprosy diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
It has changed now!
How old is leprosy? No one knows for sure. But researchers believe the earliest evidence of leprosy comes from a 4,000-year-old human skeleton which excavated in Balathal, in Udaipur district of Rajasthan, in 2009. But this 4,000-year-old disease is still encapsulated in many myths and misconceptions.