The Nippon Foundation and the Sasakawa Health Foundation are conducting activities aimed at controlling leprosy around the world and eliminating discrimination caused by leprosy. Every January, on World Hansen's Disease Day, an awareness-raising event is held to eliminate discrimination. Global appeal is being made as. Global appeal is an initiative that has been carried out on World Hansen's Disease Day (end of January) since 2006, and eliminates discrimination against Hansen's disease with the support of globally influential individuals and organizations in a wide range of fields. Widely appeals to people all over the world.
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