In Sri Lanka, as elsewhere, there is a great stigma attached to leprosy. Against this background, FAIRMED has to resort to unconventional methods in its efforts to combat the disease. Our deputy marketing director David Maurer was on the ground to see for himself how we accomplish this task.
Why the establishment of health centres is not enough on its own
“A great dignity in undignified conditions”
Leprosy in India: Is the disease gaining ground?
Government chaos and protests in Sri Lanka
“The Baka are still treated as second-class citizens”
Fall in number of newly detected leprosy cases
The fight against NTDs: finding new cases fast
FAIRMED equips Bankim district hospital with a solar refrigerator
Reaching schools despite severe weather: fighting leprosy à la FAIRMED