28 July 2021
Webinar: Launch of “Don’t Forget Leprosy” Campaign
The “Don’t Forget Leprosy” campaign officially starts on Aug. 4 with the first webinar. Guests include Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of the WHO’s South-East Asia Region and Mr. Vagavathali Narsappa, President of India’s Association of People Affected by Leprosy.
The webinar will introduce the aims of the “Don’t Forget Leprosy” campaign and will also feature Goodwill Ambassador Yohei Sasakawa and persons affected by leprosy from different countries discussing what the priorities in leprosy should be amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.