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The forgotten disease

Leprosy is one of the oldest diseases known to man. Early writings such as the Hearst Papyrus from Egypt (about 1500 B.C.) report on leprosy, which is described as Asian Disease.
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2014: Loilem, Myanmar
According to World Bank data, Myanmar is one of the poorest countries in southeast Asia. Today the country, which was under military rule until 2011, has about 55 million inhabitants. The battle…
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Project in Leper Colony in Loilem
In June 2019 Dr. Thomas Gille made a presentation on St. Lazarus-Fonds Europe's work in the leper colony St. Joseph in Hokhai Village, in Loilem, Myanmar. This is a translation. click here to open…
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