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Open Letter to the President of the Republic of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron

15.2.2019

Political leaders continue to use leprosy as a negative metaphor, perpetuating stereotypes and reinforcing stigma. In reality, leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is curable and not highly infectious! Read the open letter to French President Macron, written by people who have experienced leprosy.

 Open Letter

 

 

 

 

Source: www.ilepfederation.org/open-letter-to-president-macron/

DO YOU KNOW…

  • We are helping people affected by leprosy in India, Liberia, Columbia and Tanzania. For more click HERE.
  • Czech Leprosy Relief is helps to heal Leprosy and TB more than 22 years?
  • 31th of January is World Leprosy Day?
  • Bacteria of Leprosy (Mycobacterium leprae) was discover in 1874 by Norwegian microbiologist Hansen?
  • Around 95% of world population has nature immunity against Leprosy?
  • Bacteria of tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) was discover in 1882 by German Robert Koch?
  • Since 1941 has been Leprosy treatable?
  • To treat Leprosy is using Multidrug therapy (MDT), commbinations of dapson, rifampicin, clofazimin?

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