World Leprosy Eradication Day

  • World Leprosy Eradication Day

    • 30 Jan  2021 

    RajaRajeswari College of Physiotherapy observes ‘World Leprosy Eradication Day’ on 30th January 2021 marking this special day of observance.

    World Leprosy Day is observed internationally every year on the last Sunday of January to increase the public awareness of Leprosy or Hansen’s Disease. This date was chosen by French humanitarian Raoul Follereau as a tribute to the life of Mahatma Gandhi who had compassion for people afflicted with leprosy.