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Leprosy Defeated; Lives Transformed. 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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leprosy defeated lives transformed
Leprosy Defeated;Lives Transformed

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
the leprosy mission1
The Leprosy Mission
  • Following Jesus Christ, we strive to break the chains of leprosy, empowering people to attain healing, dignity, life in all its fullness
  • Because we follow Jesus Christ, we value Compassion, Justice, Humility, Integrity, Inclusion
leprosy health services
Leprosy Health Services
  • Our Aim:
  • Timely access to the medical treatment which people with leprosy need
dignity and empowerment
Dignity and Empowerment
  • Our aim:
  • People marginalised by leprosy realise their worth and are empowered to overcome challenges
social integration
Social Integration
  • Our aim:
  • Communities are free from stigma and discrimination towards people affected by leprosy and disability
research and learning
Research and Learning
  • Our aim:
  • To be a learning organisation that uses and shares evidence-based practice
resources
Resources
  • Our aim:
  • To be well resourced in prayer, funds, partnerships and people
resources give
Resources - Give
  • Text HEAL19 £5 to 70070
  • Blue Tubs
  • Legacy
  • As A Group
resources act
Resources- Act
  • Local Fundraising
  • Church Rep
  • Recommend, Arrange or Give a Talk
  • Teaching Packs
resources pray
Resources- Pray
  • Personally
  • As A Church
  • ASK Diary
  • Electronically
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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
  • Text HEAL19 £5 to 70070
  • 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
  • Teaching Packs
stand in the g a p pray
Stand In The G.A.P. - Pray
  • Personally
  • As A Church
  • ASK Diary
  • Electronically
leprosy defeated lives transformed1
Leprosy DefeatedLives Transformed

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