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Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) Initiative: “Don’t Forget Leprosy” -WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination 20th Anniversary Advocacy Campaign-

TOKYO, July 28, 2021  Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) Initiative is launching a campaign called “Don’t Forget Leprosy” urging that activities against the disease also known as Hansen’s disease are not sidelined amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination Yohei Sasakawa (center) with participants of the Global Forum of People’s Organizations on Hansen’s Disease held in Manila, Philippines, Sept. 7-10, 2019.

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