TLMTI can now serve people affected by leprosy better… because of this 3D printer for making advanced hand splints

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.

Meet Pankaj Kumar Srivastava, a champion for a leprosy-free India

15-year-old Pankaj would often look at his right foot and ask himself why his ulcer did not heal. He has seen many doctors in his native village in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Their ointments and antibiotics did not work, rather his ulcer got worse. He often sat by himself as he could not go out and play.

All for taking better care of hospital inpatients affected by leprosy

Imagine the relief the kitchen staff of TLM Naini Hospital, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, who make over 400 Chapathis for 150 hospital in-patients every day, have when they received a ‘roti making machine’, which will make the Chapathis in minutes!

It has changed now!

Training in non-surgical management of motor disabilities in leprosy

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s Training Unit attached to its Naini Hospital, in Uttar Pradesh, conducted a 4-day training workshop in non-surgical management of motor disabilities in leprosy, from August 7 to 10.

Seizing every opportunity

Rotary Club of Allahabad Elite, Uttar Pradesh, organised a special function ‘Party with a Purpose’ today (April 21), in Allahabad, with Dr Ruby Marshala, Medical Superintendent of TLM Naini Hospital as the chief guest.