ILEP President Calls for Laws against People Affected by Leprosy to be Repealed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

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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.

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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.

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Big Lottery Award for Lepra

Posted on 21/01/2015 by ILEP/Lepra

The lives of 120,000 of the poorest people in India will be changed because of £487,000 awarded from the Big Lottery Fund to ILEP Member Lepra.

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Call for Nominations for World Bank Group’s Civil Society Consultative Group on Health, Nutrition and Population

Posted on 21/01/2015 by

The World Bank Group recognizes the critically important role that civil society plays in policy dialogue, service delivery in global health and development. It has opened the call for nominations to select 7 new members of the World Bank Group’s Civil Society Consultative Group on Health, Nutrition and Population (WBG-CSCG-HNP or the Group).

 

 

The World Bank Group recognizes the critically important role that civil society plays in policy dialogue, service delivery in global health and development. It has opened the call for nominations to select 7 new members of the World Bank Group’s Civil Society Consultative Group on Health, Nutrition and Population (WBG-CSCG-HNP or the Group).

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Financial Strain on Households caused by Common Complication of Leprosy Revealed

Posted on 20/01/2015 by ILEP

The extent to which a common complication of leprosy disrupts a patient’s ability to earn a living and puts them at risk of being driven further into poverty through loss of earnings and treatment costs, has been revealed by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, The Leprosy Mission Home and Hospital in West Bengal and The Leprosy Mission Trust India.

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Let’s Save Lives Campaign – EU Campaign on Global Health R&D

Posted on 15/01/2015 by

DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung, German Foundation for World Population) Brussels office is currently co-ordinating a social media campaign to raise awareness of the importance of global health research and development with EU decision makers. The campaign is running from October 2014 – March 2015, with each month having an issue focus. The month of February will focus on NTDs!

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Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) Call for proposals

Posted on 07/01/2015 by

The Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for funding commencing in 2016 (see also LML December 21, 2014; correction regarding date of submission). The LRI exclusively funds research on...

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New Position as Global Support Officer at The Leprosy Mission International

Posted on 23/12/2014 by

The Leprosy Mission International is looking for a Global Support Officer to join their busy Operations Team. This role will involve providing support within the team over a range of activities, including the efficient administration and support of projects and country programmes.

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More Support Needed for those Affected by Leprosy and NTDs to Claim their Rights

Posted on 23/12/2014 by

Marie Staunton, Interim Chief Executive of the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations and former Plan International Director, draws attention to the need for more support for women, men, girls and boys affected by leprosy and other Neglected Tropical Diseases, so they can raise their voices and claim their rights.

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