2 June 2020

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

Please find below an 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. This letter details the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on persons affected by Hansen’s disease and their family members and provides governments with recommendations to mitigate its impact in the medium and long term.

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