Programs in the Field of Leprosy: 2006

Africa

Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2006
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization (United Nations)
Explanation This project supports leprosy elimination activities in the remaining leprosy endemic countries with the aim of achieving global elimination of the disease.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 3,100,000
Countries Reached India, Nepal, Brazil, Tanzania, Madagascar, Mozambique and other Asian and African countries
Program Name Strategies for Eliminating the Stigma Associated with Leprosy
Year 2006
Organization External siteInternational Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement (U.S.A.)
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 helping people affected by the disease regain their dignity.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 196,400
Countries Reached U.S.A., Paraguay, Bolivia Mozambique

Asia

Program Name National Conference of Leprosy Colonies in India
Year 2006
Organization Leprosy colony Project Secretariat (India)
Explanation This conference enables people affected by leprosy in India to work together, involving like-minded people supportive of their cause, in the fight against discrimination and violations of the human rights of those affected by the disease.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 107,600
Countries Reached India
Program Name Establishment of Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation
Year 2006
Organization Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (India)
Explanation 60% of individuals with leprosy live in India, and even after they have been cured, deeply-rooted discrimination and stigma remain. Opportunities for education and employment become limited. The purpose of this foundation is to help those who have recovered from the disease to also recover their dignity and take part in society.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 10,220,000
Countries Reached India
Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2006
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization (United Nations)
Explanation This project supports leprosy elimination activities in the remaining leprosy endemic countries with the aim of achieving global elimination of the disease.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 3,100,000
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 2006
Organization External siteInternational Leprosy Association (India)
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 200,000
Countries Reached World

Latin America

Program Name Telehansen (Toll free telephone hotline for Hansen’s Disease)
Year 2006
Organization External siteMorhan (Movimento de Reintegracao das pessoas Atingidas pela Hanseniase) (Brazil)
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 137,000
Countries Reached Brazil
Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2006
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization (United Nations)
Explanation This project supports leprosy elimination activities in the remaining leprosy endemic countries with the aim of achieving global elimination of the disease.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 3,100,000
Countries Reached India, Nepal, Brazil, Tanzania, Madagascar, Mozambique and other Asian and African countries
Program Name Strategies for Eliminating the Stigma Associated with Leprosy
Year 2006
Organization External siteInternational Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement (U.S.A.)
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 helping people affected by the disease regain their dignity.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 196,400
Countries Reached U.S.A., Paraguay, Bolivia Mozambique

North America

Program Name Strategies for Eliminating the Stigma Associated with Leprosy
Year 2006
Organization External siteInternational Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement (U.S.A.)
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 helping people affected by the disease regain their dignity.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 196,400
Countries Reached U.S.A., Paraguay, Bolivia Mozambique