What Is Leprosy?
Leprosy is a medical condition, also known as Hansen's disease, after Armour Hansen, a Norwegian doctor who was the first to view the leprosy microbe under a microscope in 1873.
Stories Of Hope
Pandia Rajan, 12: When I was study in 3rd std in the corporation primary school, Madurai health and Leprosy Relief Team detected me and identified me that I was affected by leprosy.
We invite you to give your voluntary services. Our last volunteers were Mrs Agnes and Mr Kasper from the Netherlands in 2008 (6 months), Mrs Sara from Germany (1 month), Mr Cyril from Guinea in 2014 (1year), Dr Stephan from the Netherlands in 2016 (2months) and Dr Segolene and Mr Arnaud from Belgium in 2017, who worked with our organization for 2 months
Nearly 130,000 new leprosy cases are diagnosed every year in India - World Health Organization (WHO)
15/1/2017 till 31/1/2017: 2 new volonteers, action recap + new motorbike Posted Feb 01, 2017 By Maria Turtius
Mid January the Mahelerecen team welcomed 2 new volunteers send by the NGO Fill That Gap in Madurai: Dr Ségolène and Arnaud. They are 2
2016 Christmas Celebration with leprosy affected Posted Jan 26, 2017 By Maria Turtius
Our “Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Center” organized the “Christmas celebration for the leprosy affected” on 29th December at “Mahelerecen Maruthuva maiyam”. Koodal Nagar.Madurai. Organization Secretary Mr V Albert
World Leprosy Day 29st January 2017-Celebration
Location: Alanganallur block
Location: Melakkal Block villages
Time: 10 am
Location: Mahelerecen Maruthuva Mayyam, (Mahelerecen Leprosy Centre) No 1/11/6-26D Chellaiya Nagar 1st street, 2nd cross street, Koodal Nagar, (Near to St Joseph ITI, Anaiyur Road), Madurai - 625 018.
Time: 11.30 AM