Programs in the Field of Leprosy: 2009

Africa

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2009
Organization University of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the world’s 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 Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2009
Organization World Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This project aims to guide leprosy elimination activities in endemic countries, and supports efforts to sustain elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 1,604,500
Countries Reached Global

Asia

Program Name ASEAN Project on Leprosy and Human Dignity
Year 2009
Organization ASEAN Project on Leprosy and Human Dignity (Indonesia)
Explanation This project promotes social integration people affected by leprosy, works toward the empowerment of such groups, and the elimination of discrimination in ASEAN.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 172,700
Countries Reached Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Philippines, Indonesia,Singapore, Malaysia, Burunei
Program Name National Forum on Integration & Dignity of People affected by Leprosy
Year 2009
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 90,000
Countries Reached India
Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2009
Organization University of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the world’s 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 Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2009
Organization World Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This project aims to guide leprosy elimination activities in endemic countries and supports efforts to sustain elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 1,604,500
Countries Reached Global

Europe

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2009
Organization University of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the world’s 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 Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2009
Organization World Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This project aims to guide leprosy elimination activities in endemic countries and supports the efforts to sustain the elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 1,604,500
Countries Reached Global

Latin America

Program Name Telehansen (Toll free telephone hotline for Leprosy)
Year 2009
Organization Morhan (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 166,700
Countries Reached Brazil
Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2009
Organization University of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the world’s 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 Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2009
Organization World Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This project aims to guide leprosy elimination activities in endemic countries and to support efforts to sustain elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 1,604,500
Countries Reached Global

Middle East

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2009
Organization University 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 Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2009
Organization World Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This project aims to direct leprosy elimination activities in the endemic countries and supports the efforts to sustain the elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 1,604,500
Countries Reached Global

North America

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2009
Organization University of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the world’s 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 Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2009
Organization World Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This project aims to guide leprosy elimination activities in endemic countries and to support efforts to sustain elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 1,604,500
Countries Reached Global

Russia

Program Name The History of Leprosy Control
Year 2009
Organization University of Geneva (Switzerland)
Explanation For the benefit of future generations, this project is producing a record of the world’s 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 Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2009
Organization World Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This project aims to guide leprosy elimination activities in endemic countries and supports efforts to sustain elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 1,604,500
Countries Reached Global