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Transforming Lives in Asia. The Leprosy Mission Scotland. Leprosy – Ancient History?. 600 – 700 new cases every day One every 2 minutes At least 4 million people already disabled Leprosy is a 21 st century disease Never eradicated, simply forgotten. But What Is Leprosy?.

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transforming lives in asia
Transforming Lives in Asia

The Leprosy Mission Scotland

leprosy ancient history
Leprosy – Ancient History?
  • 600 – 700 new cases every day
  • One every 2 minutes
  • At least 4 million people already disabled
  • Leprosy is a 21st century disease
  • Never eradicated, simply forgotten
but what is leprosy
But What Is Leprosy?
  • A chronic, infectious disease caused by a germ related to TB
  • Completely curable
  • Left untreated it can lead to
    • Loss of sensation and mobility
    • Injury
    • Disability
  • Can also lead to discrimination, persecution, stigma, injustice
the leprosy mission
The Leprosy Mission
  • An International Christian development organisation
  • Working in nearly 30 countries in Africa and Asia
  • Bringing healing and justice to people affected by leprosy
the leprosy mission scotland
The Leprosy Mission Scotland
  • The Scottish partner within The Leprosy Mission
  • Supporting work in 7 countries in Africa and Asia
  • Working in Scotland to
    • Educate
    • Inspire
    • Enable
nine steps to justice
Nine steps to justice

Medical Care

  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment - MDT
  • Research
nine steps to justice1
Nine steps to justice

Disability Care

  • Physiotherapy
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Prosthetics & Orthotics
nine steps to justice2
Nine steps to justice

“Social” Care

  • Education & Training
  • Community Based Rehab
  • Inclusion
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“Just because I have leprosy,

I do not have to live in fear”

stand in the g a p give
Stand In The G.A.P. - Give
  • To The Country Of Your Choice
  • Blue Tubs
  • Legacy
  • As A Group
stand in the g a p act
Stand In The G.A.P. - Act
  • Local Fundraising
  • Church Rep
  • Recommend, Arrange or Give a Talk
stand in the g a p pray
Stand In The G.A.P. - Pray
  • Personally
  • As A Church
  • ASK Diary
  • Electronically
leprosy defeated lives transformed
Leprosy DefeatedLives Transformed

contactus@tlmscotland.org.uk

01786 449 266