21st International Leprosy Congress, Hyderabad

  21 st International Leprosy Congress (ILC) was organized at Hyderabad from 9 th to 11 th November. A total of 13 papers (ten oral and three e-posters) were presented by staff of NLR India Foundation during the Congress. In addition, NLR staff delivered lead talk on ‘addressing mental health issues of leprosy affected’ and co-chaired the sessions on ‘Epidemiology- modelling for leprosy control’ and ‘special session of ILEP India’. NLR India sponsored a person affected by leprosy from West Bengal and he made a presentation titled ‘Journey of almost ostracized man to a new horizon’ during the Congress.

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