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WORLD LEPROSY DAY 2022

The World Leprosy Day will be observed for two weeks from the 30th of January to the 13th of February 2022, as per the general directions of the District Leprosy Officer, Kolar district, Government of Karnataka. On the 5th and 10th of February 2022, we, the Department of Dermatology Venereology Leprosy, held a World Leprosy Day awareness programme in two Kolar schools, R L Jalappa Central School and Suvarna Central School, respectively. As a result, Senior Professor Dr. Hanumanthayya K delivered a lecture on the importance of early Leprosy diagnosis and development. He also emphasised the societal stigma associated with leprosy and the myths surrounding the disease.

Dr. Hanumanthayya K, staff and postgraduate students from R L Jalappa Central School and Suvarna Central School, as well as students from R L Jalappa Central School and Suvarna Central School, took the pledge to end leprosy discrimination, which was followed by an interactive session with the students.

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