World Leprosy Day: 'Ending Stigma, Embracing Dignity'

Friday 2 February 2024, 1-2pm GMT
Online Event

On Friday 2 February 2024, 1-2pm GMT, RSTMH will be hosting a webinar in honour of World Leprosy Day (28 January). This webinar will focus on the theme of the day: Ending Stigma, Embracing Dignity.

World Leprosy Day is celebrated each year to raise awareness of the disease, including those affected, and how to spot the symptoms. The theme of 'Ending Stigma, Embracing Dignity' is significant, highlighting the importance of addressing the stigma and social impacts that are often associated with leprosy. 

This webinar will feature a panel discussion from leading experts in the field of leprosy, chaired by Dr Saba Lambert, Leprosy Clinician at ALERT Hospital, Ethiopia, and Clinical Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Panellists announced so far include: 

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