Programs in the Field of Leprosy: 2008

Africa

Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2008
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization (Global)
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 2,234,000
Countries Reached India, Nepal, Brazil, and other Asian and African countries
Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2008
Organization External siteUniversity of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the past 60 years’ fight with leprosy, from the development of medicines through its elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 150,000
Countries Reached Global

Asia

Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2008
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization (Global)
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 2,234,000
Countries Reached India, Nepal, Brazil, and other Asian and African countries
Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2008
Organization External siteUniversity of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the past 60 years’ fight with leprosy, from the development of medicines through its elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 150,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name National Forum on Integration & Dignity of People affected by Leprosy
Year 2008
Organization National Forum (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 147,200
Countries Reached India

Europe

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2008
Organization External siteUniversity of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the past 60 years’ fight with leprosy, from the development of medicines through its elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 150,000
Countries Reached Global

Latin America

Program Name WHO Leprosy Elimination Project
Year 2008
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization (Global)
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 2,234,000
Countries Reached India, Nepal, Brazil, and other Asian and African countries
Program Name Telehansen (Toll free telephone hotline for Leprosy)
Year 2008
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 154,200
Countries Reached Brazil
Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2008
Organization External siteUniversity of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the past 60 years’ fight with leprosy, from the development of medicines through its elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 150,000
Countries Reached Global

Middle East

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2008
Organization External siteUniversity of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the past 60 years’ fight with leprosy, from the development of medicines through its elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 150,000
Countries Reached Global

North America

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2008
Organization External siteUniversity of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the past 60 years’ fight with leprosy, from the development of medicines through its elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 150,000
Countries Reached Global

Russia

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2008
Organization External siteUniversity of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the past 60 years’ fight with leprosy, from the development of medicines through its elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 150,000
Countries Reached Global