Anti Leprosy Day 2024: Martyrdom Day of Mahatma Gandhi

  ANTI LEPROSY DAY 2024:- Anti Leprosy Day (Martyrdom Day of Mahatma Gandhi) 2024 will be celebrated all over India on Tuesday, the 30th of January.

What is special about Anti Leprosy Day 2024

On this occasiona campaign chosen the ‘Sparsh’ Leprosy Awareness Campaign is being arranged as a  whole by the Gramsabhas during the whole of the country apiece Central Leprosy Division, Directorate General of Health  Services Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

It is to pay homage to the Bapu by giving place to leprosy-affected people in family and society. Only timely treatment can prevent disability (caused by leprosy) in leprosy-affected people.

Free-of-cost multidrug therapy is available at all government dispensaries, health centers, and hospitals to provide complete treatment to leprosy-affected people.

  • Only timely treatment (caused by leprosy) prevents disability (caused by leprosy) in people suffering from leprosy.
  • Some important symptoms of leprosy are light color patches, redness, swelling, and nodule formation over the skin. A person, who notices any of the above symptoms, must contact his/her nearest government dispensaries, health centers, and hospitals in order to get early treatment and remain away from disability.

About Anti Leprosy Day (Martyrdom Day of Mahatma Gandhi)

30th January, the death of Jesus or the artistic representation of his death Day of the great person Gandhi Ji, is celebrated occurring as Anti-Leprosy Day all over India in order to reremember his selfless exertions and care for the people damaged by the infectious disease leprosy (as known or named at another time or place the Hansen’s disease).

It is famous to understand the legitimate need to fight against leprosy. The anti-Leprosy Day campaign is famous on the school‘s premises showing the presentation in addition to a movie to the students to knowledge of common people infectious ailments of Leprosy.

Anyone can be affected by this afflictionso the day is distinguished to make the aware community of the scientific reasons for leprosy as well as allure medical cures. It is hopefully celebrated n the alike day the 30th of January in the year 2014 so that focuses on the consideration of people and their knowledge about this airborne disease.

The epoch is also distinguished in memory of Mahatma Gandhi who had reliably very much the extension of leprosySeveral programs are organized on this day all across India to share the meaning with the community to fight against leprosy and let the bureaucracy know that the affliction is completely curable.

Anti Leprosy Day 2024

The report it has happened noted that skilled is mark reduction in the affliction rate as the Government of India has made free the multi-drug Leprosy situation (NLEP-National Leprosy Eradication Programfree of cost by any means government strength centers all over India.
Leprosy is the most aged recorded affliction in the world it is a catching chronic affliction that targets affecting the gets affecting the central nervous system (especially the neurasthenia of the hands, feet, and face). The unhealthy patients were nursed by Mahatma Gandhi Ji at the Sabarmati ashram.
A free checkup camp is arranged at the anti-leprosy era celebration for the leprosy subjects at each health center that effectively changes the stances of people towards the affliction.
It is an affliction caused by microorganisms (Mycobacterium large), it is not an inherited disorder, so it is fully curable apiece regular and adequate situations which is very essential to cure the disease and prevent allure disabilities.

The Government of India has made a plan to completely eradicate it from India with the distant goal named Leprosy Elimination Target.

An assortment of leprosy control activities has happened launched by piece World Health Organization to further reduce the disease generally.
People are heartened to dispel myths about ailmentssuch as that they cannot be communicated simply by touching.

Objectives of Celebrating Anti-Leprosy Day

  • To raise leprosy awareness among people.
  • To offer help to those affected by the disease through the regular and free-of-cost treatment they need.
  • To make the diseased person psychologically strong and help them to cope with physical impairments of skin sores and nerve damage.
  • Ensure that all affected persons receive the necessary treatment, rehabilitation, and care.
  • To estimate the marked decrease or increase in the rate of spreading disease.

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Oil and Gas Conservation Week and Fortnight 4th to 10th January
National Youth Day 12th January
Army Day 15th January
Pin Code Week 15th to 21st January
Subhas Chandra Bose Birthday 23rd January
National Girl Child Day 24th January
Republic Day of India – 26 January 26 January
International Customs Day 26th January
Anti Leprosy Day 30th January
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