Leprosy

Call Center, Vikalp, for under-treatment leprosy cases, developed by NLR India Foundation

NLR India Foundation implemented a project for counselling and follow-up of under treatment leprosy cases through a call center. A dedicated and trained counsellor was recruited and the cases were followed up on a fortnightly basis. The Call center was established in Jaipur, Rajasthan. NLR India Foundation has conceptualized this project to showcase the usefulness […]

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एनएलआर इंडिया फाउंडेशन की परामर्श एवं फॉलो-अप परियोजना

एनएलआर इंडिया फाउंडेशन ने एक कॉल सेंटर के माध्यम से कुष्ट रोग (लेप्रोसी) के उपचार प्राप्त कर रहे लोगों को परामर्श एवं फॉलो-अप के लिए एक परियोजना का कार्यान्वयन किया। इसके लिए एक समर्पित एवं प्रशिक्षित काउंसलर की भर्ती की गई और मामलों का फॉलो अप पाक्षिक आधार (हर पंद्रह दिन) पर किया गया। कॉल

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Promoting Mental Health and Well-being with Innovation: Through Peer Action, Compassion and Empathy (PACE)

The NMHS reveals that nearly 15% of Indian adults need active interventions for their health issues. While the survey estimated that nearly 150 million individuals required mental health services, less than 30 million were seeking care. According to Lancet, about 197 million people, roughly one in seven Indians, suffered from mental disorders in 2017. Dr.

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NLR India hosts boot camp for dependents of leprosy affected in Delhi

NLR India Foundation has hosted a boot camp on vocational skills for dependents of leprosy affected and socio- economically deprived, with a count of 60+ students at Tilak Nagar, Delhi. Held on July 17, 2022, the camp had a special focus on computer usage for the students and adolescents of the leprosy colony. The objective

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Leprosy in India: Need of the hour

Dr Ashok Agarwal, Country Director, NLRIF explains that the fear of leprosy needs to be broken. Leprosy bacteria though transmitted through breathing, the infectivity is very low compared to say tuberculosis and nowhere compared to COVID Leprosy has been affecting the lives of human beings for more than 4000 years; though the stigma and discrimination

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Quarantined For Life – Leprosy & Leprosy Colonies In The 21st Century

Since March 2020, our lives have been dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it appears that the same will continue to happen in the foreseeable future. It seems, we will have to live with this situation and follow the laws and regulations. But this is not India’s or the world’s first experience with a pandemic

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