Programs in the Field of Leprosy: 2013

Latin America

Program Name Telehansen/Webhansen
Year 2013
Organization External siteMorhan (Movimento de Reintegracao das pessoas Atingidas pela Hanseniase) (Brazil)
Explanation This project provides a toll free telephone hotline and internet service for advice on leprosy, with the aim of eliminating the disease and the stigma associated with it from Brazil.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 152,000
Countries Reached Brazil


Program Name Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2013
Organization External siteWorld Health Organization (Switzerland)
Explanation This program aims to direct leprosy elimination activities in endemic countries and supports efforts to sustain the disease’s elimination.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 2,300,000
Countries Reached Global