ILA Global Project on the History of Leprosy

 
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Clickable Leprosy Map

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As well as the new interactive world map linked to our database of old leprosy colonies, leprosaria, archives, and museums, the Oral History Project of the International Leprosy Assocation's Gobal Project on the History of Leprosy is now up and running.

Compensation for War-Time Leprosy Affected in Pacific

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare wish to locate leprosy-affected people who were isolated on Saipan, Jaluit, Palau, or Yap Island Sanatoria before August 15, 1945 in order to compensate them for their ordeal. (Application Documents)

Brazilian Workshop

Brazilian Memory of the Experience of Leprosy

In Brazil, a large archival project is currently being conducted in the old leprosy colonies in a collaboration between the ILA Global Project on the History of Leprosy, MORHAN and the Brazilian government. For photographs and reports follow the links. Archival Preservation: The Memory of the Experience of Leprosy in Brazil

 

The International Leprosy Association's Global Project on the History of Leprosy is fully funded by the Nippon Foundation.

 

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Page last updated 8th May, 2007

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