A workshop on ‘Awareness about Leprosy’ was organized by Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation on 10th December, 2011 in the school. Ms Vineeta Shankar Executive Director addressed the gathering and spoke at length about the disease’ leprosy- its causes and effects’. A short documentary was also shown depicting people afflicted by leprosy, the symptoms, causes and cure.
This was followed by interactive session in which the teachers enthusiastically asked questions. The queries were suitably answered bursting the myth that surrounds the disease. A questionnaire which was given at the onset of the session was also discussed. It was an educative and enriching workshop.