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Pioneering leprosy research could save the limbs of diabetes patients

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A wound healing treatment pioneered at a mountaintop leprosy hospital in Nepal could spare diabetes patients from having to undergo foot amputations.

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A Brighter Future for people affected by leprosy

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Nisha Thomas, Programmes & Advocacy Officer for India, reflects on a recent trip to visit Leprosy Mission projects there.

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The race to find the missing leprosy cases lost during lockdown

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As India prepares for a third wave of the coronavirus, there is an urgent need to find the missing leprosy cases lost during the country’s lockdowns. New statistics published by the World Health Organisation reveal the number of people treated for leprosy in India fell by 43 per cent in 2020. This is from 114,451 new cases in 2019 to 65,147 in 2020.

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