AUDIO: If We Are to Achieve Zero-leprosy by 2030, This Is the Best Time and Opportunity

  • by Stella Paul (dhaka, bangladesh)
  • Inter Press Service

In Dhaka, the past two days, Chowdhury has been busy organizing and coordinating the National Congress on Leprosy. The 2-day event included a high-level segment which was attended by the Prime Minister of the country, Sheikh Hasina and a gathering of all the leprosy-people's organizations.

On the second day, on the sidelines of the leprosy-affected people's forum, Chowdhury spoke with IPS, throwing light on the work of the leprosy mission.

In this interview, Chowdhury describes in details the areas where Bangladesh has made most progress and the areas where he biggest of the challenges now remain. Finally, he explains says that if the country wanted to zero-leprosy status, this is the best time to do it.

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