The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI) organized the first Panel Discussion in the series of ‘Future Forward: A Leprosy Inclusive Development Agenda’ on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at India International Centre, Delhi. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Ms. Stuti Kacker, IAS, Secretary, Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The other members of the panel were Dr. C.M Agrawal, Deputy Director General, Central Leprosy Division; Mr. Harsh Mander, Director, Centre for Equity Studies; Mr. George Abraham, Director, Score Foundation and Ms. Seema Baquer, Assistant Director, Disability Rights Initiative, Human Rights Law Network. Dr. Sunil Anand, Director of TLMTI, moderated the discussions.
The Uttar Pradesh team of Challenging Anti-Leprosy Legislation (CALL) project, along with Women Empowerment Project team organized a mass awareness rally of people affected by leprosy, in Barabanki, on October 2, on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
10 doctors participated in the “Certificate course in Leprosy” conducted from 21/05/2012 to 25/05/2012 at The Leprosy Mission Community Hospital Naini.
TLM Trust India conducted a 6 day M&E course in collaboration with Praxis- Institute for Participatory Practices from 27th Feb-3rd March.
Challenging Anti-Leprosy Legislation (CALL) and Integrated Community Development Programme (ICDP), both Delhi-based projects of The Leprosy Mission Trust India, jointly organized a rally on the martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi which is also observed as Anti Leprosy Day at Gram leprosy colony area of East Delhi.
The Annual Consultation for The Leprosy Mission Trust India was held on the 6th and 7th of February 2012. It involved over 70 staff from across TLMTI and was a chance to discuss and debate key challenges and opportunities facing TLMTI and learn from the experiences of guest speakers from Oxfam, ActionAid and other organisations.