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Leprosy Research Initiative Calls for Research Proposals
Dr Dirk Engels Appointed Director of WHO’s NTD Department
Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Research Project Attracts Memento Prize for Research
ILEP Member in Alliance Awarding New Prize to Stimulate Advances in Combating Neglected Diseases
Destigmatise Leprosy by Scrapping Unfair Laws
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Posted on 11/02/2014 by
The Deutsche Lepra- und Tuberkulosehilfe, a member of the ILEP Federation, together with Doctors Without Borders and the BUKO Pharma-Kampagne, have set up the Memento Prize for Neglected Diseases. The first recipients were recently announced. German politicians Karin Roth (SPD) and Anette Hübinger (CDU, MdB) were singled out for their engagement in more public calls for research. Two of the awardees, Dr Gisela Bretzel and Dr Marcus Beissner of the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, were recognised for their research into leprosy and Buruli ulcer.
Posted on 21/09/2010 by
A review of leprosy related research 2002 – 2009 has just been finalised and will be published in September 2010 issue of Leprosy Review.
Posted on 19/05/2010 by
Netherlands Leprosy Relief invites proposals for leprosy research projects, especially into stigma and discrimination, community-based rehabilitation and the functioning and quality of health services.