DHSK Organizes Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign

SRINAGAR

Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) today organized Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign 2019-20 here at Government Leprosy Hospital Beharar, Lal Bazar.

The awareness campaign was held as part of DHSK’s anti leprosy fortnight activities themed ‘Haath Milayeh-Kushth Mitaayeen’ that commenced from January 30, 2019 coinciding world leprosy day.

The Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Kunzes Dolma -the Chief Guest said that the government is determined to eradicate leprosy and overcome stigma related to it.

She said the government is observing anti leprosy fortnight every year to create awareness among people about leprosy diseases and prevention of deformity in body parts by its early treatment.