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Mira Bhayandar: MBMC finds 224 tuberculosis and 12 leprosy cases in fresh survey amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mira Bhayandar: MBMC finds 224 tuberculosis and 12 leprosy cases in fresh survey amid COVID-19 pandemic

The health department of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) under the leadership of civic chief Dr Vijay Rathod has detected...Read More

Pune: PMC kicks off campaign for Tuberculosis and Leprosy; appeals residents to get tested

Pune: PMC kicks off campaign for Tuberculosis and Leprosy; appeals residents to get tested

Amidst its battle with COVID-19 pandemic, the Pune Municipal Corporation has kicked off a joint campaign for the prevention of Tuberculos...Read More

BMC flags off door-to-door survey for tuberculosis and leprosy

BMC flags off door-to-door survey for tuberculosis and leprosy

Starting Tuesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) flagged off a door-to-door survey to screen estimated 50 lakh, people, for...Read More

NMMC kicks off a campaign for Tuberculosis and Leprosy

NMMC kicks off a campaign for Tuberculosis and Leprosy

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) kicked off a joint campaign for the prevention of Tuberculosis and Leprosy on Tuesday. The c...Read More

Mira Bhayandar: MBMC plans fresh survey to find TB, Leprosy cases amid pandemic

Mira Bhayandar: MBMC plans fresh survey to find TB, Leprosy cases amid pandemic

The health department of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has geared up to conduct a fresh survey which aims to cover a po...Read More

Mumbai: BMC survey finds 7,000 suspected cases of TB, leprosy

Mumbai: BMC survey finds 7,000 suspected cases of TB, leprosy

Mumbai: More than 5,000 Mumbaikars may have tuberculosis (TB) and around 2,362 may have leprosy, going by the findings of the first-ever ...Read More

Bhopal: Chocked nullah posing health threat to ashram inmates

Bhopal: Chocked nullah posing health threat to ashram inmates

BHOPAL: The lone ashram meant for patients suffering from leprosy is no exception when it comes to failure of the municipal authorities t...Read More

Bhopal: Now, leprosy patients too can contest poll for local body prez, corporator

Bhopal: Now, leprosy patients too can contest poll for local body prez, corporator

Bhopal: Championing the cause of people suffering from leprosy, the State Assembly on Thursday passed a bill allowing them to contest ele...Read More

Parliament passes law removing leprosy as ground for divorce       

Parliament passes law removing leprosy as ground for divorce       

New Delhi: Parliament on Wednesday passed a Bill removing leprosy as a ground for divorce under five personal laws including the Hindu Ma...Read More

Mumbai: Goverment begins ‘Sparsh’ drive on leprosy awareness

Mumbai: Goverment begins ‘Sparsh’ drive on leprosy awareness

Mumbai: To create awareness about leprosy among the youn­gsters, the state govt has started a campaign ‘Sparsh’ to be observed till Janua...Read More

Mumbai: State to slap notices on private doctor

Mumbai: State to slap notices on private doctor

Mumbai: Soon, the Maharashtra Tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy department will send notices to private doctors who failed to notify TB cases...Read More

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Bhopal: 21 diseases to be treated as disability

Bhopal: Dwarfism, acid attack, leprosy, neurological disorder and blood disorder will also be treated as a disability. Earlier, there wer...Read More

Leprosy takes lot more than touch to transmit, cases reduce by 19% in Mumbai

Leprosy takes lot more than touch to transmit, cases reduce by 19% in Mumbai

Mumbai: Leprosy conjures up images of disfigured people and excommunicated colonies when in fact the disease is fact much less extreme an...Read More

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Bhopal: Medical students learn about leprosy

Burhanpur: A workshop under the aegis of leprosy patient identification programme was organised for students and staff of Saifia Hamidia ...Read More

14 leprosy patients identified in Nashik

14 leprosy patients identified in Nashik

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has found 14 leprosy patients in the corporation limits during a drive conducted last month. More ...Read More

 WHO aims for zero leprosy by 2020

WHO aims for zero leprosy by 2020

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation aims to reduce to zero by 2020 the number of children diagnosed with leprosy and related deformi...Read More

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Leprosy screening camp concludes

BURHANPUR : The reconstructive cases of leprosy were screened for reconstructive surgeries at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Hospital under ...Read More

Ending social stigma against leprosy

Ending social stigma against leprosy

Despite being easily treated now and discovered to be much less contagious than previously thought, there is a deep stigma attached to le...Read More

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