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Grant Program for Organizations of Persons Affected by Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic

24 September, 2020 | Sasakawa Health Foundation

Sasakawa Health Foundation with support from The Nippon Foundation is implementing a grant program for organizations of persons affected by leprosy/Hansen’s disease to support people who have been severely impacted by the unprecedented crisis caused by the spread of the … More Grant Program for Organizations of Persons Affected by Leprosy/Hansen’s Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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GPZL’s COVID-19 Working Groups: August 2020 Update

11 August, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted leprosy control and prevention, and in response, GPZL has established three working groups to address the leprosy community’s key challenges during the global health crisis, and spearhead emergency response. This article is an update on their progress.

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Novartis Multi-drug therapy manufacturing

Novartis Kalwe Site Associates Live On-Site during COVID-19 Lockdown to Maintain Multi-Drug Therapy Supply Chain for WHO Donation Program

6 August, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted many leprosy control and prevention activities globally, putting vulnerable communities further at risk. The Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) Sandoz Kalwe site, located north of Mumbai on India’s west coast, faced new challenges beginning earlier this … More Novartis Kalwe Site Associates Live On-Site during COVID-19 Lockdown to Maintain Multi-Drug Therapy Supply Chain for WHO Donation Program

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Search for New Project Manager

20 July, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) team is growing. We are looking for a new Associate Director of Programs to join the Secretariat. This person will develop, coordinate, and monitor GPZL’s national partnerships. Activities may include an initial assessment … More Search for New Project Manager

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GPZL’s 2020 Country Partners

14 July, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) is working toward a world without leprosy through a country-by-country strategy. We bring together partners in-country and international stakeholders to work on country-led customized strategies that address local needs and priorities to end … More GPZL’s 2020 Country Partners

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GPZL’s COVID-19 Working Groups: June 2020 Update

16 June, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted leprosy control and prevention, and in response, GPZL has established three working groups to address the leprosy community’s key challenges during the global health crisis, and spearhead emergency response. This article is an update on their progress.

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Thank you to Dr. Christine Fenenga: A foundational contributor to GPZL 

16 June, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

Dr. Christine Fenenga, MPH, PhD, has has played an important role in the foundation of the Global Partnership, shaping GPZL’s Operational Excellence work since joining the Secretariat in 2018. Her contributions have been essential to the growth and success of this partnership and will be remembered worldwide.

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GPZL’s COVID-19 Working Groups: May 2020 Update

12 May, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted leprosy control and prevention, and in response, GPZL has established three working groups to address the leprosy community’s key challenges during the global health crisis, and spearhead emergency response. This article is an update on their progress.

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Multi-drug therapy

GPZL’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan for 2020

14 April, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

With the COVID-19 pandemic raging in some countries and just beginning to be felt in others, GPZL’s Leadership Team has identified the leprosy community’s key challenges and outlined an emergency response plan for 2020. This plan will ensure that the GPZL’s substantial expertise and network is focused on the urgent situation being faced by National Leprosy Programmes and persons affected by the disease, and their families.

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Operational Excellence Group Takes a New Shape for 2020 and Beyond

4 March, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The Operational Excellence Steering Team met September 2019 to discuss the future role of the Operational Excellence Working Group. Discussions in that meeting, and the GPZL Strategy Workshop in Amsterdam in January 2020, shaped a plan for members of the Operational Excellence Working Group to continue to contribute to the successful implementation of the GPZL Action Framework 2020-2030.

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Project to End Child Leprosy Among Top 100 Proposals for MacArthur $100 Million Grant

26 February, 2020 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced today that ‘End Child Leprosy by 2030: Break Transmission and Eliminate Stigma’ was one of the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world’s most critical social challenges.

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