There are 290 Leprosy and TB affected persons are completely neglected by family and society. There are deep rooted myths misconception and touch ability and the rural community in Bihar. It is due to high level of unawareness.They don't have respect and support at family as well as community. They leads a miserable life and even don't get support of cloths, blanket and emergency health kits i.e. lotion, bandage etc. They don't live a respected life and heavily depends on the out side support.
The Leprosy and TB has a lots myths and misconception at community level. It restricts the patient in proper check up and face high negligence. They don't even know, where to go for check up. The Leprosy affected persons don't have adequate food, clothing and warm clothes are completely lacking. It creates a major challenges and it becomes grim during winter season. As they require more cloths than general as waste of cloths is high among Leprosy persons. It leads very unhealthy & Miserable life
There require high community awareness and sensitization on Leprosy and TB disease among community, youth and women members. It is for proper check up and decreasing myths. The target Leprosy affected persons are provided food materials, cloths, warm blanket, health kits i.e. lotion , bandage, self-care training for safety etc. Major focus is on providing basic need support to Leprosy affected persons. Basic need supports will improve their self confidence and raise hope of life.
It leads a sustainable respected life with the fulfillment of basic needs to Leprosy and Tuberculosis effected persons. Life skill will decrease their dependency on family and others. Ultimately their life status will improve to another level. It will also decrease the myths and misconception and curability of the disease concerning Tuberculosis and Leprosy disease.
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