Leprosy new case detection figures: Is there a missing link somewhere?

National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP) of the Central Leprosy Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India, in its annual report (published quite recently) says 126,164 new leprosy cases were detected in India during the period 2017-18

What ails India’s leprosy eradication programme?

With one person being diagnosed with leprosy every four minutes in India, the country accounts for 60% of the global leprosy caseload. Leprosy is fast becoming a growing public health menace in India.

Honouring nurses for their dedication and commitment

On the occasion of International Nurses Day on May 12, The Leprosy Mission Trust India, across its 14 hospitals, paid tribute to the amazing nurses who make a difference to the lives of people affected by leprosy every day.

Detecting leprosy cases through community medical camp

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) Barabanki Hospital conducted a community medical camp in Trivedi Ganj block of Barabanki district, Uttar Pradesh, on May 10.

In-depth training in detecting new cases of leprosy

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s SOAR project (Securing Opportunities towards Advancing Revenue) has recently organised a five-day training workshop, in partnership with the Government of India’s National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP), on leprosy