KARACHI: Fatima Jinnah Dental College in collaboration with Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre is organizing a public awareness program on “Prevention of Leprosy and control” for its students, faculty, paramedical and para-dental staff on 28 February 2014.
Lectures will be delivered by Fatima Jinnah Dental College faculty members and followed by a presentation by Leprosy experts of Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre. The wonderful accomplishment of the eradication of Leprosy from the community, treatment and rehabilitation of those affected by this highly contagious and deforming disease would be highlighted. Those suffering from this dangerous disease were considered to be a curse on society and were forced to abandon their homes and lead a miserable life in isolation.
On this occasion, students of the college would compete in poster competition. Winners would be given cash prizes. Selected posters would be put on display in schools, colleges, community centers etc.
A fund raising campaign in support of the result oriented activities of Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre in their humanitarian efforts to eliminate Leprosy and also for their commitment as partners in TB and Blindness Control Program in Pakistan.