Leprosy- A Growing Endemic and a Social Stigma

Neglected Tropical Diseases are among the top four most dangerous groups of transferable diseases. They can be severely painful, cause irreversible disability and even be the reason for more than 170,000 people every year.

Story of Jagrani, 60-year-old widow

Story of Jagrani, 60-year-old widow who lives in Biharipur village of Block Parsandi in Sitapur. Suffering from Lymphatic filariasis since 16 years. There are 12 people in her family, 4 unmarried daughters, 2 sons and their wives and children.