Since 1982, Over 16 Million People Have Been Cured of Hansen’s Disease Worldwide, But a Major Struggle Remains in Brazil

  According to a report recently published in the Inter Press Service, since the advent of multidrug therapy in 1982, over sixteen million people have been cured of Hansen’s disease,…

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People Impacted by Hansen’s Disease in Latin America Unite After Historic Conference
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People Impacted by Hansen’s Disease in Latin America Unite After Historic Conference

According to a story from the Inter Press Service, the First Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affected by Hansen's Disease has just recently concluded. Hansen's disease,…

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The Centuries Old Stigma Against Hansen’s Disease Hasn’t Disappeared
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The Centuries Old Stigma Against Hansen’s Disease Hasn’t Disappeared

According to a story from unmultimedia.org, a recent report has revealed that there are twenty countries across the world that still discriminate against people with Hansen's disease, also known as…

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Can This Wrong be Righted for a Long Ago Hansen’s Patient?
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Can This Wrong be Righted for a Long Ago Hansen’s Patient?

The way the Japanese government handled Hansen's disease patients during the 20th century wasn't very humane. They were sent to live in sanatoriums, separated from their families, and shunned by…

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Hansen’s Disease: Let’s Hope History Won’t Repeat Itself
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Hansen’s Disease: Let’s Hope History Won’t Repeat Itself

There's a very funny scene in an old Monty Python movie that shows a body collector calling, "Bring out your dead... Bring out your dead." He heaves another body onto…

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