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Threat Amid Ignorance

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In the beginning, people in Somnak and Daikot hamlets, Joutu district, Asmat regency, Papua, saw their numb and blistery skin, painful joints, stiff fingers and paralyzed limbs as something usual. Many people experienced these symptoms....

Stigma Hampers Leprosy Management

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Disadvantaged people are more at risk of contracting the disease due to undernutrition, poor sanitation and low awareness of hygiene.

Hard to Catch, But Leprosy Still Spreads

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JAKARTA, KOMPAS — Indonesia is ranked third globally in the number of leprosy cases. Although it is difficult to catch, the ancient disease remains highly prevalent in the country, indicating minimal access to health care in several...

Friend of Leprosy Survivors

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While most people distance themselves from those who have leprosy, Takashima Yuta, 29, gets close and interacts with them. He left behind a comfortable life in Japan to fight the stigmatization that leprosy survivors face in Indonesia.