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St.Joseph Leprocy Patients Society is a non-Governmental voluntary Organization founded in 1989 with the main aim of serving the cause of patients affected by leprocy and their families .The Founders of this society were Fr.Schlooz and Mr.John. The Main Objectives of the Organization is to undertake education and awareness programs aimed to spell out misinformation about the disease and the stigma attached that leads to discrimination of persons affected by leprocy that had resulted in many patients turned out from their homes by their own kith and kin and to serve the cause of the leprocy affected and the cured patients in as many ways and fields as possible in order that they live on equal footing with rest of the community members. In the recent Past STJLPS Has also been serving he needs of the other disabled persons in communities in and around the service area villages. Besides the above, the organization has also been working with Self-help groups of women in the villages .In addition, the organization has also been instrumental in the formation and maintenance of self-Help groups exclusively for the disabled .

During the Years of its existence, STJLPS Has undertaken many programs for the benefit of the leprocy affected and the other disabled persons in the communities it serves. The Programs are in conformation with the stipulated objectives of the organization that include awareness education on early detection and prompt and continued treatment, rehabilitation programs, Skill Development training Programs, Educational Sponsorship programs for children of leprosy affected persons etc.AS in the Previous Years, During 2012-1023 also SJLPS Has undertaken many programs and activities .The Following is the brief record of all the activities that were undertaken many programs and activities .The Following is the brief record of all the activities that were undertaken by the organization during 2012-2013 .STJLPS makes it a point to record its sincere thanks to sitaram Jindal Foundation, Bangalore for the Financial help it had rendered for charitable activities undertaken by SJLPS and to Godrej Foundation, Mumbai for its contribution toward the maintenance of the special school for the mentally retarded children .SJLPS takes this Opportunity to thank other organizations and individuals that have helped the organization in one way or the other .It is also befitting that SJLPS Thanks the staffs and committee members of the organization for their efforts in making things possible .

The On-Going Programs of the SJLPS as Listed hereunder were continued this year also . SJPLS Had continued to follow-up of all programs and acidities that were undertaken in earlier years.

  • Participation in the health camps organized by Government health Department in the villages of the Service area of SJPLS by giving wide publicity to the programs with the help of Self-Help Groups of women in the Villages.
  • Motivation of leprosy patients to contine the full course of treatment ,discussion about their felt and real needs and to help the individuals and families to take informed decisions in these matters.
  • Health Education on Tubeclosis and HIV/AIDS , as the Two diseases also pose problems in society very much similar to leprocy.
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Participation in the health camps organized by government health department in the villages of the service area of SJLPS by giving wide publicity to the programs with the help of self-help groups of women in the villages.

Motivation of leprosy patients to continue the full course of traetment, discussion about their felt and real needs and to help the individuals and families to take informed decisions in these matters.

Health education on Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDs, as the two diseases also pose problems in society very much similar to leprosy.

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