Programs in the Field of Leprosy: 2011

Asia

Program Name Leprosy and Human Dignity-Southeast Asia
Year 2011
Organization Regional Coordination Office, Leprosy and Human Dignity, Southeast Asia (Indonesia)
Explanation This project promotes social integration of people affected by leprosy in South Asian countries and works toward their empowerment and the elimination of discrimination they face.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 93,050
Countries Reached Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand
Program Name National Forum
Year 2011
Organization Association of People Affected by Leprosy (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 221,200
Countries Reached India

Global

Program Name Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2011
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 2011
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 150,000
Countries Reached Brazil