Programs in the Field of Leprosy: 2014

Asia

Program Name National Activities of Association of People Affected by Leprosy
Year 2014
Organization External siteAssociation of People Affected by Leprosy
Explanation This project enables people in India who are affected by leprosy 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 INR 8,680,000
Countries Reached India
Program Name His Holiness The Dalai Lama Sasakawa Education Scholarship
Year 2014
Organization External siteSasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation
Explanation This project provides financial assistance to children who live in leprosy colonies in India, and are keen to take up professional courses including earning a degree in areas like medicine or engineering.
Fields Leprosy Elimination
Grant Size USD 83,000
Countries Reached India

Latin America

Program Name Telehansen/Webhansen
Year 2014
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 176,700
Countries Reached Brazil

Global

Program Name Global Leprosy Programme
Year 2014
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