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    This is the first of a two-part gallery on the war on drugs..

Leprosy patients given help and hope in Odisha

India: Center set up in odisha by polish missionary allows sufferers to shake off the 'curse' of their disease.

 

In Vietnam, people with leprosy seek solace in Church

Vietnam: Famed wooden cathedral in central highlands offers food, aid, scholarships and emotional support network for outcast..

 

Nuns battle leprosy, TB and social stigma in Bangladesh

Bangladesh: For the downtrodden, sisters offer a lifeline and hope of getting back on their feet as parts of country remain at risk...

 

SC asks Centre, states to eradicate leprosy, remove discriminatory laws

India: "the centre and states shall rise to the occasion and act to eradicate the disease," said the bench.

 

Institute offers affordable cures for leprosy patients

Indonesia: However, skeptical doctors say more tests on indonesian herbal remedy needed to ascertain its benefits.

 

Ending social stigma against leprosy patients

India: According to union health ministry data, the annual new detection rate of leprosy has reduced to 1 in 10,000 as of 2014.

 

Stigma stalks India's leprosy sufferers as disease returns

India: The country accounts for half of all new cases worldwide, according to the who.