The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) Vadathorasalur Hospital and Inclusive Empowerment Project (IEP) in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, provided specialised leprosy services in a health camp organised by Dr Santhosh Kumar, Block Medical Officer, Thiyagadurugam block, in TLM Vadathorasalur campus, on October 23. The camp was inaugurated by Dr Sudhakar, Deputy Director, Tuberculosis division.
The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI) has become one of the first institutions in the world to use 3D-printed hand splints for correcting deformities caused by leprosy… and this, because of a 3D printer donated by TLMTI’s donors.
Today (February 6), the Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, conferred the International Gandhi Award 2019 on The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI), in recognition of its long-standing work with people affected by leprosy, bringing them healing, social inclusion, and a life of dignity, in a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
Margaret Thatcher once said, “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” This underscores the point that empowering a woman is key to social change.
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.