1 March 2021
The Leprosy Mission Trust India Hosts Film Screening
Dr. Mary Verghese, Executive Director, The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI) was interviewed by a news portal. Dr. Verghese spoke about the need to dispel wrong notions around leprosy that perpetuate stigma attached to this disease.
TLMTI hosted a virtual screening of, “Feeling Through,” an Oscar-nominated film on looking beyond one’s disability. Director Doug Roland and Subhojit Goswami of TLMTI discussed the importance of giving voice to people with disability in mainstream films. TLMTI also hosted a virtual event where artists and other eminent public figures endorsed the need to #BreakFreeLeprosy.