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The forgotten disease

Leprosy
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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Current Project

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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News

Travel Report 2019
For the third time, both St. Lazarus-Fonds Europe board members – Peter Chung and Thomas Gille – travelled to Myanmar in November 2019 to support the fond’s assistance projects in the leper colony…
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