Programs in the Field of Leprosy: 2010


Program Name Leprosy And Human Dignity-Southeast Asia
Year 2010
Organization Regional Coordination Office, Leprosy and Human Dignity, Southeast Asia (Indonesia)
Explanation This project promotes social integration of people affected by leprosy in ASEAN countries and works toward their empowerment and the elimination of discrimination they face.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 203,000
Countries Reached Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei
Program Name National Forum on Integration & Dignity of People affected by Leprosy
Year 2010
Organization National Forum (India)
Explanation This project 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 168,700
Countries Reached India


Program Name Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2010
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This program aims to direct leprosy elimination activities in the endemic countries and supports the efforts to sustain the elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 2,078,000
Countries Reached Global

Latin America

Program Name Telehansen
Year 2010
Organization External siteMorhan (Movimento de Reintegracao das Pessoas Atingidas pela Hanseniase) (Brazil)
Explanation This project provides a toll-free telephone hotline for leprosy-related issues, 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