Leprosy

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Name: Leprosy
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Is any mother’s cry worth less?

[embedded content]*video contains recorded music*As the current war with Gaza drags on, it becomes almost inevitable given the differences in strength between the two combatants, that both world opinion and the Israeli psyche would begin to question how ... [Published The Times Of Israel - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

'India will take at least 40 years to eliminate leprosy'

India's leprosy elimination programme has not been "successful" and it will take at least 40 years to completely eliminate the disease from the country, an international expert has said. In 2005, WHO had declared that India had eliminated leprosy. However, ... [Published ProKerala.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Stewart: Obama should be held responsible for actions

Editor:The news outlining the problems in shipping illegals that crossed our borders to places where there are protests or overflowing facilities is in fact this president’s plan to kill American citizens. In Obama’s un-American, hush-hush policies, censorship, ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - 11 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Each life and death remain unique

“Numberless are the world’s wonders, but none — none more wondrous than the human body.”SophoclesMedical scientists are continually discovering new information about the complexity and integrity of body functions creating a sense of wonder at the human ... [Published Vindy.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Touch Of A Life Time

Luke 5:13 “And He put forth His hand, AND TOUCHED HIM, saying, I will: be thou clean. And immediately, the leprosy departed from him.”RIGHT away from the Genesis of all things, whatever God touches MUST experience visible transformation. The Entire Creation ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t Lose Your Compassionate Edge

In living our lives every day sometimes forget to be compassionate to each other.In other words, we lose our compassionate edge.It is of critical importance not to get so busy that you turn a blind eye to wrong doings going on around you or persons in ... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Place Of Materiality In Spiritual Healing

• The Naaman caseIN making a case for aiding spirituality with materialty in treating disease, many have cited the Biblical story of Naaman (II Kings), healed of leprosy by dipping seven times in the River Jordan, according to the instruction of Prophet ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Neelankarai cop does charity work

This policeman sets aside time towards charity work. M.S. Bhaskar, Inspector of Police at Neelankarai Police Station, has been touched by these words of Ronald Regan: "We can't help every one but every one can help someone." And, he has been acting on ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

State striving for leprosy eradication

Sanjoy RayGUWAHATI, July 25 – Assam is set for a major transformation vis-à-vis leprosy eradication as it plans to perform a record number of reconstructive surgeries in the current financial year, even as three of its districts, including Dibrugarh, ... [Published Assam Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Leprosy, still claiming victims

Jose Ramirez and his daughter, Erika, spent seven years in an adult leprosarium before being cured and now gives talks around the world to help eradicate a profound public ignorance about the condition which he says contributes to many survivors’ shame ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Tea Party town hall erupts as Texas state Rep urges ‘compassion’ for migrant kids

18:47 EDTA town hall meeting held by Texas Tea Party state Rep. David Simpson (R) on Wednesday got heated as Simpson’s constituents railed at him for not doing more to stop the influx of unaccompanied, undocumented minors coming to the United States from ... [Published Raw Story - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Global Outreach: Delphian School Senior Travels to Leprosy Colony

This past spring Delphian School graduating senior, Natasha Ortega, traveled to India with the intentions to tutor children between the ages of four and fourteen in reading and writing, English, math and grammar."I went out to India, first because I needed ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Leprosy, India, Acquisition

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...as a public health programme has not been a success as the number of transmission has increased," Staeheli told IANS in an interview here. "India has a high burden of leprosy patients in the interior areas of the economically backward states, where the medication for leprosy has not been extended yet. It may be duedue to various reasons" said the head of the global organisation that works to eradicate leprosy in the world...
...com/health/2014/07/07/dr-manny-is-america-on-verge-major-health-crisis-985339470/). Dr. Manny writes, "According to many reports I have read, the medical screenings that are going on rely heavily on verbal and visual examinations. Clearly, a Q&A session on whether someone trying to enter the country illegally has all the proper health criteria for doing so is not the most efficient way of doing things -- especially when you have crowding and communal living where disease outbreaks are common."
...The members pool in money to serve the poor," Dayanand Palanisamy,33, the convener for the limb centre said. "All our members are below 40 years. It is our policy to allow younger people to serve the society. So any member who turns 40 quits the table" he said
...I tried tracing those I could remember to warn them, but never got a reply and never found out," he said. "It's a ripple effect and I think there are many more out there who have it but do not know."

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Is any mother’s cry worth less? [Published The Times Of Israel - 3 hours ago]
'India will take at least 40 years to eliminate... [Published ProKerala.com - 4 hours ago]
Skin repulblic [Published Philippine Star - 5 hours ago]
Views from QCA: The Caring Cities Initiative: H... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 6 hours ago]
The Weird World of Bombs and Tombs [Published This Day Online - 9 hours ago]
Stewart: Obama should be held responsible for a... [Published Casper Star Tribune - 11 hours ago]
Artificial limbs brought within the reach of th... [Published Times of India - 12 hours ago]
Each life and death remain unique [Published Vindy.com - 18 hours ago]
COMPARING ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA: SERIOUSLY [Published Hudson Institute - 19 hours ago]
The Touch Of A Life Time [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 27 2014]
A Philippine oasis for HIV/AIDS patients [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 27 2014]
Don’t Lose Your Compassionate Edge [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 27 2014]
Place Of Materiality In Spiritual Healing [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 27 2014]
The ultimate bad guy [Published The Hindu - Jul 26 2014]
Neelankarai cop does charity work [Published The Hindu - Jul 26 2014]
Health Department to strengthen Safe Kerala drive [Published The Hindu - Jul 26 2014]
WTF Friday: Who Are You? [Published Texas Observer - Jul 25 2014]
State striving for leprosy eradication [Published Assam Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Top Irish inventions that changed the world (Ir... [Published Irish Central - Jul 25 2014]
Comments about Simpson town hall, meth bust [Published News-Journal - Jul 25 2014]
Leprosy, still claiming victims [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 25 2014]
RH Line calls printed July 25, 2014 [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - Jul 25 2014]
Armadillos becoming a more common sight in Kans... [Published KCTV 5 - Jul 25 2014]
Emperor, empress end 3-day visit to Miyagi [Published Japan Today - Jul 25 2014]
Marrying the road [Published DNA India - Jul 25 2014]
Border politics: No disease outbreak found in R... [Published KVUE News Online - Jul 25 2014]
Christians must tackle the world's biggest disease [Published Anglican Communion News Service - Jul 24 2014]
State issues GR to curb tobacco consumption [Published Indian Express - Jul 24 2014]
Tea Party Lawmaker Slammed at Texas Town Hall F... [Published Opposing Views - Jul 24 2014]
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DC Appeals Court F*cks Obamacare, Right In The Ear [Published Wonkette - Jul 22 2014]
Congratulations, wingnuts! One of those longshot legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act finally found a sympathetic venue! The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that, thanks to a technicality in the way the law is written, subsidies ...
Solomon Islands: Ministry of Health refutes cla... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: Government of Solomon IslandsCountry: Solomon Islands Since January this year there have been 24 notified cases of leprosy in Solomon Islands as part of the routine surveillance of the disease in the country. The Ministry of Health and Medical ...
Leprosy: suffering in silence [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 19 2014]
The Mayanchaung Centre in Rangoon’s Helgu Township houses around 1,600 people, 140 of who suffer from leprosy — a disease that leaves its sufferers stigmatised by society. The centre was established in 1989 to house patients from the nearby Htauk Kyant ...
Thalidomide, Bound to Its Target [Published In the Pipeline - Jul 18 2014]
There's a new report in the literature on the mechanism of thalidomide , so I thought I'd spend some time talking about the compound. Just mentioning the name to anyone familiar with its history is enough to bring on a shiver. The compound, administered ...
Good timing [Published Firedoglake - Jul 15 2014]
The eternal face-palm via tarabrown at flickr.com So, a holy crap, really?! moment : Speaking to Italy’s La Repubblica daily, Francis also condemned child sex abuse as a “leprosy” in the Church and cited his aides as saying that “the level of paedophilia ...
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A Public Health Crisis at the Border [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 03 2014]
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