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Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR), a member of International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP), is supporting National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP) of India since 1993...

Launch of ‘LepClips’ – 4 Feb 15

Short training films on Leprosy, produced by NLR Foundation, named as “LepClips” were launched on 4th February 2015 at Hotel The Royal Plaza, New Delhi. Director NLR & ILEP President, Mr. Jan van Berkel from Amsterdam, Ms Marie Staunton, interim CEO, ILEP London participated in this event.Prof (Dr.) Jagdish Prasad, Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare participated as Chief Guest.


Other dignitaries present were Dr. C. M. Agrawal, Program Manager, NLEP, Dr. Sumana Barua, Team Leader, WHO Global Leprosy, Dr. Asheena Khalakdina Team Leader, Communicable Diseases, WHO Country Office, Dr. M. A. Arif, Country Representative NLR India, State Leprosy Officers, District Leprosy Officers, ILEP partners, NGOs, media and NLR staff.

Mr. Sanjay Batra, Chairman, NLR Foundation, welcomed the guests. Dr. P. R. Manglani presented a brief on NLR Foundation. Dr. Arif briefed the audience about LepClips.

Unveiling of ‘LepClip’ packs was done by the dignitaries on the Dias (pic below)

(left to right – Dr. M. A. Arif, Ms. Asheena Khalakdina, Ms. Marie Staunton,
Mr. Jan van Berkel, Dr. Jagdish Prasad, Dr. C. M. Agrawal, Dr. S. Barua,
Mr. Sanjay Batra)

Mr. Jan van Berkel, Director NLR and President ILEP, launched the LepClips, by starting it’s play on screen, which was watched by all present in the hall.

Mr. Jan van Berkel, played DVD of LepClips

Chief Guest Prof. (Dr.) Jagdish Prasad, Director General Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare made these clips visible on YouTube for wider use.

 Dr. Jagdish Prasad, DGHS, MOHFW, making LepClips public on YouTube

Mr. Jan van Berkel handed over copies of DVDs to the Deputy Director General of National Leprosy Eradication Program, Dr. C. M. Agrawal for its wider use by General Health Care staff (pic below).

 Mr. Berkel handing over DVDs of LepClips to Dr. C. M. Agrawal, The Program Manager, NLEP

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