Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen’s Illness) Initiative launched the “Remember leprosy” marketing campaign in August 2021 to make sure that efforts towards leprosy, often known as Hansen’s illness, should not side-lined amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Within the run-up to World Leprosy Day on thirtieth January, Sasakawa-India Leprosy Basis (S-ILF) together with 32 organizations together with NGOs, organizations of individuals affected by leprosy, analysis institutes and authorities businesses from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Indonesia , Nepal, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and the UK took half in a world marketing campaign to advertise the message ‘Remember leprosy’.”
Organized by Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen’s Illness) Initiative, the marketing campaign contains awareness-raising actions and outreach to Governments, webinars concentrating on youths and healthcare professionals together with paramedics like Nurses and ASHA employees.
In India, Sasakawa-India Leprosy Basis (S-ILF) participated together with the Affiliation of Folks Affected by Leprosy (APAL) and different organizations like Acworth Leprosy Hospital Society for Analysis, Rehabilitation & Schooling in Leprosy, Atma Swabhiman, Better Tenali Leprosy Therapy and Schooling Scheme Society (GRETNALTES), St Joseph Leprosy Hospital and NLR India Basis in creating consciousness and bringing again give attention to leprosy by way of the marketing campaign initiatives.
Actions for World Leprosy Day by Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen’s Illness) Initiative
– The Initiative has launched a particular web site for the International Attraction to Finish
Stigma and Discrimination towards Individuals Affected by Leprosy. Inaugurated by WHO Goodwill
Ambassador Yohei Sasakawa in 2006 and launched along side World Leprosy Day, the annual International Attraction underlines the messages that leprosy is curable, therapy is on the market freed from cost all through the world, and that social discrimination has no place.
– As aspect occasions of this 12 months’s International Attraction, the Initiative hosted two webinars on elevating consciousness of leprosy (“The function of well being professionals on the grassroots stage” and “The function of younger individuals: sharing discussions from three areas”) in addition to a photograph contest on social media.
A collection of the most effective images, which depict the each day lives of individuals affected by leprosy and reduction actions, will probably be displayed on the International Attraction web site.