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The COVID-19 Crisis and Persons Affected by Leprosy Fact Sheet

Persons affected by leprosy have been especially impacted by the worst consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governments, NGOs, civil society organizations, and organizations of persons affected by leprosy have enacted policies and programmes intended to support persons affected during this crisis, although there are still gaps. The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy COVID-19 Emergency Response Working Group 2 and UN Special Rapporteur Alice Cruz, gathered data from 100+ persons affected and partners, representing 24 countries on available programmes and resources offering support to persons affected during this time. This fact sheet highlights some of the measures taken by governments and NGOs in the represented countries, and underscores the need for increased support.

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Updated: 11/06/2020
 

Meeting Notes: Governance, August 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting on Governance – August 2020 Teleconference

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Meeting Notes, August 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – August 2020 Teleconference

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ILEP Technical Commission 2020 Nomination Form

The ILEP Technical Commission and the ILEP Advisory Panel, which consists of women and men affected by leprosy, both come up for re-appointment in October. The appointments will be made by the ILEP Members’ Assembly, and we are now inviting … More ILEP Technical Commission 2020 Nomination Form

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The Star January – June 2020

Read the January – June 2020  issue of The Star, radiating the light of truth on Hansen’s disease. The purpose of The Star is to: 1) Promote an educated public opinion of Hansen’s disease, 2) Serve as an advocate for … More The Star January – June 2020

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Persons Affected by Leprosy and the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis: Working Group 2 Consultative Calls Report

Working Group 2 consulted persons affected by leprosy about pandemic challenges.

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Updated: 11/06/2020
 

Lettera aperta al Ministro degli Affari Esteri Luigi Di Maio, redatta da una rete informale e globale di persone affette dalla lebbra

Open letter to Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, written by an informal, global network of people affected by leprosy, in response to his recent public comments. 

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Updated: 04/06/2020
 

Open letter to Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, organized by a global network of people affected by leprosy

Open letter to Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, written by an informal, global network of people affected by leprosy, in response to his recent public comments. 

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Updated: 04/06/2020
 

Open letter from UN Special Rapporteur on COVID-19 and leprosy

Open letter on COVID-19 and leprosy to the UN Member States from UN Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, Alice Cruz. 

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Updated: 10/04/2020
 

Technical guidance on Reaction Management and Disability Prevention

Technical guidance from the WHO on the management of reactions and prevention of leprosy-related disability.

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Advice about leprosy and COVID-19

Advice about leprosy and COVID-19 from the WHO Global Leprosy Programme, ILEP, UN Special Rapporteur Alice Cruz, and GPZL. Includes guidance on diagnosis and clinical management of leprosy patients, public health aspects of leprosy in the COVID-19 pandemic, and services for persons living with disabilities and/or psychosocial consequences of leprosy.

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Updated: 10/04/2020

Meeting Documents

 

Meeting Notes: Governance, September 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting on Governance – September 2020 Teleconference

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Updated: 14/09/2020
 

Meeting Notes, July 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – July 2020 Teleconference

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Meeting Notes, June 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – June 2020 Teleconference

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COVID-19 Response Meeting Notes, 21 May 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team COVID-19 Response Meeting – 21 May 2020 Teleconference

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Meeting Notes, May 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – May 2020 Teleconference

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Meeting Notes, April 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – April 2020 Teleconference

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Meeting Notes, February 2020

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – February 2020 Teleconference

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