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Neglected tropical diseases

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

People with disabilities

are severely disadvantaged in poor countries. Their chances of a normal life are slim.

Marginalized communities

Marginalized communities

are cut off from the rest of the world. Hospitals are difficult to reach, there is no access to doctors, the hygiene is inadequate.

  • 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.

  • Overseas training for 15 Public Health Inspectors

     

    An overseas training programme on Leprosy control was provided for a batch of 15 PHIs, 3 each from the 5 programme districts. The training programme was held from the 6th – 17th June 2016 and was conducted at the Training Unit, The Leprosy Mission Hospital, Naini, India. 

  • Leprosy day 2016

     

    FAIRMED FOUNDATION Organized an Art Competition in collaboration with the FAIRMED assisted five districts to mark the "The World Leprosy Day" which fell on the 31st of January 2016. Cash prizes for the 1st,2nd & 3rd places and 10 consolation prizes were awarded to the winners.

  • Team building programme for District Leprosy Teams of FAIRMED assisted districts

     

    FAIRMED FOUNDATION organized a Team Building programme in Kithulgala for the members of the District Leprosy Teams in the FAIRMED assisted districts in November 2015

  • Overseas training for 15 Public Health Inspectors

     

    An overseas training programme on Leprosy was provided for a batch of 15 PHIs. The team of PHIs was selected from the districts with three PHIs each being chosen from the Ampara, Gampaha, Hambantota, Colombo and Puttalam districts. The training programme was held from the 14th September to the 1st October 2015 and was conducted at the Training Unit, The Leprosy Mission Hospital, Naini, India.

  • Vehicle for the Anti Leprosy Campaign from FAIRMED

     

    FAIRMED FOUNDATION donated a 14 seater vehicle to the Anti Leprosy Campaign in May 2015.

  • Overseas training for six Physiotherapists

     

    Four weeks overseas training for six Physiotherapists attached to five hospitals from each district and ALC on management of disability care was provided at TLM Hospital, Naini, Allahabad, India in November 2014

  • Overseas training for 15 MOs

     

    Fifteen Medical Officers were provided one week training at the Anandaban Training Center in Kathmandu, Nepal in November 2014.

  • Overseas training for 17 Public Health Inspectors

     

    A three week overseas training was provided for 17 Public Health Inspectors and a Project Director from Sarvodaya at the TLM Hospital, Naini, Allahabad, India in March 2014.

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