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Neglected tropical diseases
occur in poor countries. Although they are easily curable, one in five of the world's population is a victim.
People with disabilities
are severely disadvantaged in poor countries. Their chances of a normal life are slim.
are cut off from the rest of the world. Hospitals are difficult to reach, there is no access to doctors, the hygiene is inadequate.
Leprosy Day 2019
To commemorate the World Leprosy Day 2019 various programmes have been organized by the FAIRMED supported districts namely Polonnaruwa, Ratnapura and the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC), under the theme of "Ending discrimination, stigma and prejudice in Leprosy”.
Overseas training for a group of Medical Officers and Public Health Inspectors
An overseas training on Leprosy was provided for a group of eleven (11) Medical Officers and Public Health Inspectors from the Ratnapura and Polonnaruwa districts and the Clombo Municipal Council (CMC).
Agreement with the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA)
On the 1st May 2018 FAIRMED FOUNDATION has renewed the agreement signed with the SLMA with few modifications to the agreement. According to the new agreement both Sri Lankan medical and non-medical individuals can apply for research grants through the SLMA.
Leprosy Day 2018
In order to commemorate the Leprosy Day 2018, different activities have been organized by the districts assisted by FAIRMED FOUNDATION.
Overseas training for 5 Physiotherapy Tutors
An overseas training programme on Leprosy was provided for a batch of 5 Physiotherapy Tutors from the School of Physiotherapy. The training programme was held from the 17th-28th October 2016 and was conducted at the Training Unit, The Leprosy Mission Hospital, Naini, India.