The sparkle of steely determination that shone in Rajkumar’s eyes was convincing enough for The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s SOAR (Securing Opportunities towards Advancing Revenue) project team to propose his name as one of the members of the board of directors of a milk producer company that the project was facilitating. Rajkumar was no different from the other board members – he was also affected by leprosy.
The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s Salur Hospital, in Andhra Pradesh (Philadelphia Community Hospital), conducted a free medical camp in Metavalasa village, in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, on March 28. The camp was conducted in the community hall of Metavalasa Panchayat office, with the active support of the Panchayat authorities.
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
Dr Amrita Daniel, an orthopaedic surgeon working in TLM Faizabad Hospital, in Uttar Pradesh tells how Chand Ali, a 61-year-old man, who consulted her with leprosy-related foot drop and severe ulcer was brought back to normal life.