New leprosy cases diagnosed and treated
Persons treated with preventitive medication
Children received financial support for their education
People provided with assistive devices
On the 8th of May 2019, NHR Brazil participated in a meeting with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons Affected by Leprosy and their Family Members, Ms. Alice Cruz.
NLR India will be implementing a project in 2019-2020 to improve the health of persons affected by leprosy and lymphatic filariasis in six districts in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Bihar and Utter Pradesh have the highest number of leprosy and lymphatic filariasis cases of the country.
NLR successfully completed a one year project to reduce disabilities through early case detection of leprosy, konzo and disabilities by other diseases in Mocuba, Ile and Gile districts of Zambezia province in Mozambique. This project was funded by the Australian government through its Direct Aid Program. 442 people were identified.