Leprosy Self Care
The Self Care Unit at Anandaban Hospital provides Self Care education to people affected by leprosy in Nepal. It is essential for people with leprosy-related sensory loss and muscle weakness to learn how to prevent injury and care for their wounds. The Self Care Unit provides practical training to do this. Your support of this project prevents the development of further injury or disability.
The success of this project over the last year include:
- 230 people provided with training on the prevention of impairment and disability at the Self-Care Unit
- 171 people provided with assistive devices via the Self-Care Unit
Central leprosy referral hospital providing treatment, rehabilitation and reconstructive surgery. Also includes general services provision at Hospital and clinic and leprosy prevention through satellite clinics.