Invitation to Symposium on Leprosy and Human Rights

Posted on 29/05/2015 by ILEP

Mr Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of The Nippon Foundation
WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination
Japanese Government Goodwill Ambassador for the Human Rights of Persons Affected by Leprosy

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Letter to G7 Leaders

Posted on 29/05/2015 by ILEP

As organisations involved in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)1 including leprosy, we would like to applaud G7 leaders for putting global health, particularly neglected and poverty-related diseases, at the forefront of the G7’s development agenda at the G7 Summit this year.

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ILEP Report Warns of the Triple Jeopardy Facing Women and Girls with Leprosy

Posted on 26/02/2015 by ILEP

ILEP has launched a new report – Triple Jeopardy: tackling the discrimination facing women and girls with leprosy – that reveals a gender based discrepancy in the figures for new cases of leprosy – out of 215,656 new cases in 2013, only 80,000 were women – and identifies that women affected by leprosy can take twice as long to be diagnosed properly.

Categories: International Collaboration

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Investing to Overcome the Global Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Posted on 19/02/2015 by ILEP

“Tackling NTDs like leprosy is vital if the world is to reach Sustainable Development Goals, leaving no one behind, in a very cost-effective way”, says Marie Staunton, Interim CEO, International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations as the World Health Organization launches its Third Report on NTDs.

Categories: International Collaboration

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Leprosy NGO Group Adopts New Strategy, Appoints New CEO and Moves to Geneva, “the world’s health hub”

Posted on 13/02/2015 by ILEP

On 13th April ILEP, the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations, will start implementing its new strategy with the appointment of Tanya Wood as CEO.

Categories: International Collaboration

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Introductory Course in CBR for Francophones

Posted on 12/02/2015 by ILEP

Among the courses being run by Enablement this year is one in French, which will provide an introduction to Community-Based Rehabilitation. Students will learn about the corner stones of CBR strategy, as well improving project management and evaluation skills, and learning about community mobilisation, networking, lobbying and advocacy.

Categories: Technical information

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Global Country Collaboration and Technical Facilitator

Posted on 03/02/2015 by ILEP

The International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations, ILEP, is looking for a Global Country Collaboration and Technical Facilitator.

Categories: Vacancies

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ILEP President Calls for Laws against People Affected by Leprosy to be Repealed

Posted on 23/01/2015 by ILEP

London, 25 January 2015 – World Leprosy Day, Jan van Berkel, President of ILEP, the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations, calls for all laws that discriminate against people affected by leprosy and their families to be abolished. ILEP’s ongoing survey of the 63 countries where its 14 Members operate reveals that some 19 countries still have laws in place that discriminate against people with leprosy.

Categories: International Collaboration

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Death of André Récipon, Honorary President of the Fondation Raoul Follereau: the Fight Goes On

Posted on 22/01/2015 by FRF

André Récipon, the spiritual son and first successor of Raoul Follereau (1903-1977), died on 16th January 2015, one week before 62nd World Leprosy Day. Mr Récipon also played an instrumental role in the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations.

Categories: Members

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Gates Call to Action on NTDs

Posted on 22/01/2015 by ILEP

The International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations, ILEP, welcomes Bill and Melinda Gates’ call to action on Neglected Tropical Diseases in their 2015 Annual Letter.

Categories: International Collaboration

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