Global Campaign for Leprosy Elimination


Global Appeal 2019

Topics 2019.1.18

The Nippon Foundation, together with the International Chamber of Commerce, will launch its 14th Global Appeal to End Stigma and Discrimination Against Persons Affected by Leprosy, on January 30, 2019, from New Delhi, India. The Global Appeal is held every year since 2006 on or near World Leprosy Day (observed on the last Sunday in January), to bring to the attention of international institutions, national governments, and the general public the fact that leprosy is curable, that treatment is free, and that discrimination has no place.

● Date : January 30, 2019 (Wednesday)
● Time : 17:30 – 19:00 (local time)
● Venue : Sovereign Hall, Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi, India
● Organizers :
 ・Co-organized by The Nippon Foundation and Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation
 ・Endorsed by International Chamber of Commerce
 ・Supported by Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
● Admission : Free
● Reference :
Global Appeal 2019 program (PDF/570kB)
Text and signatories of Global Appeal 2019 (PDF/7.6MB)