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Video: Persons affected show the way toward Zero Leprosy in Mozambique

21 December, 2021 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

People who have experienced leprosy share their experience of the disease with National Leprosy Programmes to help improve leprosy knowledge, skills, and health coverage in their country. Our new video shows this collaboration between persons affected and the National Leprosy Programme … More Video: Persons affected show the way toward Zero Leprosy in Mozambique

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Secretariat Director speaks at 72nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific

15 November, 2021 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

  Bill Gallo, Secretariat Director of the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, delivered a statement on behalf of the Task Force for Global Health at the 72nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific. The statement is … More Secretariat Director speaks at 72nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific

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Swift Grant Awarded to Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, NTD Support Center, and Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics

4 October, 2021 | Lever for Change

In May 2021, Lever for Change introduced the Swift Grants fund, aimed to provide small grants to Bold Solutions Network members for collaborative projects. This fund provided an outlet for the world’s top problem solvers to leverage expertise and join … More Swift Grant Awarded to Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, NTD Support Center, and Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics

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Secretariat Director speaks in support of Special Rapporteur’s report to the Human Rights Council

1 July, 2021 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The Special Rapporteur for the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, Alice Cruz, presented her report to the 47th Session of the Human Rights Council on 1 July 2021. The report is titled, “Disproportionate … More Secretariat Director speaks in support of Special Rapporteur’s report to the Human Rights Council

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World Leprosy Day 2021: Events Around the World

17 March, 2021 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

World Leprosy Day is recognized internationally on the last Sunday of January to increase the public awareness of leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease. This slideshow showcases ways the leprosy community celebrated World Leprosy Day in 2021.

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GPZL Secretariat Director discusses leprosy prevalence and prevention on Voice of America

2 March, 2021 | Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

GPZL Secretariat Director, Bill Gallo, sat down with Linord Moudou, host of Voice of America’s Healthy Living series, to discuss leprosy prevalence and the new path toward prevention. The segment, “Fear and Loathing of Leprosy,” opens with perspectives of persons affected … More GPZL Secretariat Director discusses leprosy prevalence and prevention on Voice of America

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