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Prajaya Neps

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What life was like for a medieval leper

<b>(CNN) —</b> In excavating the medieval site of the St. Mary Magdalen hospital cemetery and chapel in Winchester, England, researchers were looking to genotype a strain of leprosy. They wanted to shed light on the origins and evolution of the epidemic that plagued Europe in the Middle Ages.<p>Among the …

Archaeology

Shakya Deepesh

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Nepal's sense of despair

<b>More than a year after a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, many of its victims are still living in appalling conditions.</b><p>The Chuchepati camp is dotted with scores of shacks built with bamboo poles and white polythene and tarpaulin sheets.<p>It was set up for those displaced by the devastating …

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Vanishing existence

Project info<p>There was a time when the world considered leprosy to be a serious health issue that caused fear among society. Despite this fear leprosy victims tend to live quietly in the final part of their lives.<p>There were eleven ex-patients living in the village on the other side of the river and …

UFOs

A year on, why has Nepal failed to recover?

Author: Sujeev Shakya, Nepal Economic ForumIn May 2015, an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck Nepal. Thousands were killed and injured, and close to …

Constitutional Law

How Nepal's catastrophic earthquake swallowed the lives of impoverished women

Even before Rita Manandhar lost her home in the earthquake, she had already experienced tragedy. Her husband had died in Nepal's decade-long civil …

Earthquakes

Japan's top court to apologize to ex-leprosy patients over segregation policy

The Supreme Court is considering making a rare apology to former leprosy patients for the past practice of trying them outside standard courtrooms …

First girl summit to be held in Nepal in attempt to end child marriage

<b>The government of Nepal is organizing a national event to accelerate momentum around the issue of child marriage and other harmful social norms</b> …

Medicine

Nepal's Protesting Minorities Are Close to a Deal With the Government, Leaders Say

Representatives of the agitating ethnic minority in Nepal, whose protests on the South Asian nation's border with India have cut off key supplies for …

Nepal

Why thousands of people are leaving Nepal

<b>When an earthquake hit Nepal in April, 9,000 people were killed and many more lost their homes. Thousands of men are now facing a difficult choice - should they stay to rebuild the country, or travel abroad where they can earn more money?</b><p>Sabin has a dilemma. We are sitting outside the tea shop in …

Nepal to amend Constitution to address Madhesi demands

Kathmandu, Dec 4: Top leaders of Nepal's three major parties today decided to amend the new Constitution within the next three months to address the …

Nepal blockade: Large Kathmandu protest by schoolchildren

<b>Tens of thousands of schoolchildren in Nepal have formed a human chain along the full length of the ring road around the capital, Kathmandu.</b><p>They are protesting against a blockade by the Madhesi ethnic minority, who say they are discriminated against in the new constitution.<p>The Madhesi have been …

Nepal earthquake survivors face winter without shelter

Thousands of earthquake-affected communities in Nepal's mountains are facing up to the grim prospect of a Himalayan winter under a tarpaulin.<p>As if …

Unveiling Nepal's constitution amid deadly protests

<b>Kathmandu</b><b>, Nepal -</b> In the days after a series of earthquakes killed about 8,900 people in late April, many Nepalese abandoned the capital, Kathmandu.<p>Among them was Sabita Bichha, who moved with her husband back to their hometown of Jaleswar in the plains of southern Nepal.<p>Four months later, …

Constitutional Law

Why is Nepal's new constitution controversial?

<b>Nepal is on the cusp of adopting a new constitution. It potentially ends a saga that began shortly after the end of the Maoist war in 2006.</b><p>But while many are happy that the new republic now has the much-heralded document, some, for varying reasons, remain deeply unhappy with it - and its …

Earthquake-destroyed villages in Nepal struggle to rebuild

A few days after the April 25th 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, it was becoming clear the extent of the damage was far worse outside the …

Earthquakes

Dhrahori : Finding New Life

Dhrahori remembers when she got leprosy. It was 11 years ago. She was 34 and married. Her main fear was that her husband would disown her and throw …

Triple Jeopardy: Three Ways Women and Girls Face Discrimination on International Women's Day

When Matthias Duck developed a skin disease, he was rapidly diagnosed and cured within six months. That same disease cost Momina her home and …

Gender

Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony – in pictures

On 25 January, activists mark World Leprosy Day to raise awareness of leprosy as a 21st-century disease. Freelance photographer Tom Bradley has been documenting the effects of leprosy since 2009, focusing on the lives of those affected by this complex disease. These photographs, taken in the …

Boxing

Living with leprosy, and forgotten

Esther Ajibola saw years of discrimination before she began asking questions too difficult for a child in boarding school.<p>“No one ever came to see me …

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Increase in patient numbers | nepal leprosy trust ireland

The Nepal Leprosy Trust hospital in Lalgadh, south eastern Nepal reached its highest recorded number of patients with 601 outpatients on Sunday 12th …

Leprosy ‘resurgence’ during Ebola outbreak

<i>As comparisons between the stigma of leprosy and Ebola abound, Charlotte Walker writes about the fear and misinformation surrounding both …

Nepal's Lalgadh Leprosy Hospital Services Centre (LLSC)

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