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Stepping back into London’s past offers hope to the world today

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Did you know that top royal residence St James’s Palace is built on the site of and named after a leprosy hospital? Or that St Giles' Church in the shadow of the iconic Centre Point tower was literally ‘in the fields’? The affectionately-named poets' church began life as a leprosy hospital, its then rural location chosen to protect city life.

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Call to UK Parliament ‘to end the ever-deepening neglect’

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Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) needlessly affect one in five people globally today. They cause devastation to people living in the poorest and most marginalised communities on earth. To tackle this extreme injustice, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases and the UK Coalition Against Neglected Tropical Diseases are hosting an event for parliamentarians, calling for an end to these diseases that need not exist in the 21st century.

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Emergency aid reaches disabled people stranded in war-torn Ethiopia

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Emergency aid is reaching disabled people stranded in war-torn Ethiopia during the country’s worst famine in 40 years.

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