BANKE, Jan 27: Banke, the district in province 5, had 125 leprosy patients till last fiscal year and till the mid-December of the current fiscal year 114 patients were under medical treatment at several hospitals here.

GAUSHALA, May 15: As many as eight patients of leprosy have been identified in a single ward of Mahottari rural municipality in Mahottari district.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Annually, some 3,000 leprosy patients are found in Nepal despite the completion of a decade since the government announced the elimination of the disease.

KHOTANG, Feb 5: Halesi Tuwachung Municipality of Khotang organized a free health camp in Bahunidanda on Sunday to identify people infected with leprosy.

LAHAN, July 22: A total of 79 new patients of leprosy have been found in Siraha district, according to the Health Division at Dhangadhimai Municipality.

NAWALPARASI, Feb 27: Eight-eight new leprosy patients have been found in course of 'Search Campaign, launched at Nawalparasi (west of Bardaghat-Susta) and Nawalparasi (east of Bardaghat-Susta) districts.

New leprosy patients in Palpa

February 4, 2017 07:54 am

PALPA, Feb 4: A total of 13 new patients of leprosy have been found in the district, the District Public Health Office said.

13 new leprosy patients found in Palpa

February 3, 2017 14:45 pm

PALPA, Feb 3: A total of 13 new patients of leprosy have been found in the district, the District Public Health Office (DPHO) said.

GULARIYA (Bardiya), Jan 31: A total of 120 new patients of leprosy have been found in the district, the District Public Health Office (DPHO) said. The revelation was made during a campaign to eliminate leprosy in the past eight days alone (the campaign started on January 23).

Leprosy on rise in Jhapa

November 11, 2016 23:45 pm

JHAPA, Nov 12: Despite heavy investment, relentless efforts to control leprosy have failed to pay off in Jhapa. Leprosy is on the rise in the district with poor results from leprosy control campaigns.