Programs in the Field of Leprosy: 2005

Africa

Program Name Strategies for Eliminating the Stigma Associated with Leprosy
Year 2005
Organization External siteInternational Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement
Explanation This project organizes workshops and develops/produces a wide range of media related to leprosy with the aim of eliminating the stigma associated with leprosy and help people affected by the disease regain their dignity.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 203,500
Countries Reached U.S.A., Paraguay, Bolivia Mozambique
Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2005
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization 
Explanation This project supports leprosy elimination activities in the remaining leprosy endemic countries with the aim of achieving global elimination of the disease by 2005.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 3,477,000
Countries Reached India, Nepal, Brazil, Tanzania, Madagascar, Mozambique and other Asian and African countries

Asia

Program Name National Conference of Leprosy Colonies in India
Year 2005
Organization Leprosy colony Project Secretariat 
Explanation The conference enables the people affected by leprosy in India to work together involving the like-minded people supportive to their cause, to fight against discriminations and violations of human rights in the lives of persons affected by leprosy.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 67,500
Countries Reached India
Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2005
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization 
Explanation This project supports leprosy elimination activities in the remaining leprosy endemic countries with the aim of achieving global elimination of the disease by 2005.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 3,477,000
Countries Reached India, Nepal, Brazil, Tanzania, Madagascar, Mozambique and other Asian and African countries

Global

Program Name Global Project on the History of Leprosy
Year 2005
Organization External siteInternational Leprosy Association 
Explanation This project provides support for creating a database on the medical and social history of leprosy in order to preserve this information for future generations.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 150,000
Countries Reached Global

Latin America

Program Name Strategies for Eliminating the Stigma Associated with Leprosy
Year 2005
Organization External siteInternational Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement
Explanation This project organizes workshops and develops/produces a wide range of media related to leprosy with the aim of eliminating the stigma associated with leprosy and help people affected by the disease regain their dignity.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 203,500
Countries Reached U.S.A., Paraguay, Bolivia Mozambique
Program Name Telehansen (Toll free telephone hotline for Hansen’s Disease)
Year 2005
Organization External siteMorhan (Movimento de Reintegracao das pessoas Atingidas pela Hanseniase)
Explanation This project provides a toll free telephone hotline for leprosy with the aim of eliminating leprosy and the stigma associated with it from Brazil.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 80,000
Countries Reached Brazil
Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2005
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization 
Explanation This project supports leprosy elimination activities in the remaining leprosy endemic countries with the aim of achieving global elimination of the disease by 2005.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 3,477,000
Countries Reached India, Nepal, Brazil, Tanzania, Madagascar, Mozambique and other Asian and African countries

North America

Program Name Strategies for Eliminating the Stigma Associated with Leprosy
Year 2005
Organization External siteInternational Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement
Explanation This project organizes workshops and develops/produces a wide range of media related to leprosy with the aim of eliminating the stigma associated with leprosy and help people affected by the disease regain their dignity.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 203,500
Countries Reached U.S.A., Paraguay, Bolivia Mozambique