Dehu PHC takes a unique approach to involve kids in spreading awareness on leprosy

As the leprosy fortnight is currently being celebrated in Maharashtra, a unique initiative by Dehu Primary Health Centre (PHC), has made its own mark in the celebration

Dehu PHC takes a unique approach to involve kids in spreading awareness on leprosyThe PHC has made a team of three children who are studying in standard five. The team is performing a small skit on leprosy in different schools in Dehu cantonment area and around. The Maharashtra government has recently launched ‘Sparsh’ campaign to create awareness about leprosy among school going children. The ‘Sparsh’ campaign aim to […]

Maha govt launches ‘Sparsh’ campaign to raise awareness on leprosy  

In order to raise awareness about leprosy in the younger generation,  the ‘Sparsh campaign’ was launched from January 01 and will be observed till January 31. Through this campaign, children studying in municipal and Zilla Parishad schools will take a pledge not to mistreat or discriminate against people suffering from leprosy   

Maha govt launches ‘Sparsh’ campaign to raise awareness on leprosy  Even in today’s modern society, there is little to no awareness about leprosy among people. People suffering from leprosy are still ostracised from mainstream society. Many a times, we see that people who are affected with leprosy are shunned from society or are discriminated against in there day-to-day lives. For this, it is important to […]