More than 80 members of the Order of Malta Switzerland met in Visp on 30/31 March 2019. Under the motto: “Beginning and end of life: what is our mission as members of the Order”, they continued learning, exchanged ideas and prayed together. Spoke Prof. FX. Putallaz, Auxiliary Bishop Alain de Raemy and Prof. Giovanni Ventimiglia […]
Le Ministre de la Santé polonais Lukas Szumowski et le Grand Hospitalier de l’Ordre souverain de Malte, Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel, ont signé le 7 décembre au Palais Magistral une déclaration de coopération. The post Renforcement des activités de l’Ordre de Malte en Pologne appeared first on Order of Malta.
The Polish Minister of Health Lukasz Szumowski and the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Grand Hospitaller, Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel, signed a cooperation statement in the Magistral Palace on 7th December. The post Intensification of Order of Malta’s Activities in Poland appeared first on Order of Malta.
All year round, CIOMAL’s teams travel the provinces of Cambodia to fight leprosy and help those affected and their families live decent lives. Robust sturdy vehicles are indispensable to their mission. For over 25 years, CIOMAL’s teams have crisscrossed Cambodia to be as close as possible to those affected by leprosy and their families, who […]
The Flames of First Love Sparked Anew They were parted for a long time but Nanh and Ban reunited 8 months ago after going through many hardships in life. Nanh was affected by leprosy, which has left her with stumps, while Ban was sent to war after the Khmer Rouge regime and lost a leg […]
Awareness Raising Indispensable in the Fight Against Leprosy Naïma Azzouri from Morocco, Wu Yao Qiang from China and Kofi Nyarko from Ghana are all affected by leprosy. With the support of networks in their country, they fight the stigma against people affected with leprosy (PAL) and their families. Testimonies. Naïma Azzouri/Morocco “In my country, […]
A life Devoted to the Fight Against Leprosy Yohei Sasakawa, president of the Nippon Foundation, travels around the world to give a human face to one of its oldest diseases and contribute to its elimination. In June, he organized in Geneva a conference attended by people with leprosy, human rights defenders, jurists and medical experts. […]
The Unsettling History of Leprosy in Japan Although it is now a beacon in the fight against the stigma and discrimination against persons with leprosy, Japan has known dark years when imprisonment, forced labour, sterilisation and arbitrary punishment were the fate of those affected. Here’s a look at the main milestones in the history of […]