• Leprosy is fully curable
    Leprosy is not contagious
    Leprosy is not hereditary
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    deformity, but are no longer infectious

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My first encounter with people affected by leprosy was some 40 years ago, when I visited a leprosy colony in South Korea.

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Goat Rearing – Jahajpadia Colony, Belpahar, Odisha

The 13 members of this group were all dependent on begging for their survival. In March 2012, SILF provided funds for the purchase ...

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