《Webinar video available now》 “Don’t forget leprosy” campaign webinar series #5 (25 Mar) : Elimination of Leprosy: Initiatives in Asia

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Even in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, efforts are being made in many Asian countries to address the issue of leprosy. Focusing on issues in Asia, this webinar will invite a Ministry of Health official, an NGO representative and representatives of organization of persons affected by leprosy to share their perspectives about the challenges of leprosy in their countries and key leprosy issues that must not be forgotten.

  • Date: Friday, 25th March, 2022
  • Time: 08:00-09:10 (UTC)
  • Duration: 70 min.
  • Language: English
  • Simultaneous Interpretation: Hindi, Bengali, Nepali and Bahasa.
  • Program :
    1. Message from Special Guest (00:00-00:05)
      Mr. Tarun Das
      Chairman, Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF)
    2. Goodwill Ambassador’s 20th Anniversary Video (0:05-0:15)
    3. Presentations (0:15-0:50)
      i.From Republic of Kiribati
      Ms. Erei Rimon
      National Leprosy Elimination Program Manager
      Ministry of Health and Medical Services
      ii.From Bangladesh
      Dr. David Pahan
      Director, Lepra Bangladesh
      iii.From India
      Ms. Maya Ranaware
      Treasurer, Executive Committee, Association of Persons Affected by Leprosy (APAL)
      iv.From Indonesia
      Ms. Yuliati
      Chair, South Sulawesi branch, PerMaTa Indonesia
      v.Messages from Goodwill Ambassador
    4. Q & A session with Goodwill Ambassador (0:50-1:10)
      Facilitator: Prof. Takahiro Nanri, Executive Director, Sasakawa Health Foundation