Dr Famkima Darlong  is Head of Healthcare for The Leprosy Mission Trust India, overseeing the work of the fourteen Leprosy Mission Hospitals in India. He is a postgraduate medical professional with over 25 years of working experience in ophthalmology and leprosy.

Today, India still has the highest number of people affected by leprosy – around 1/4 million new cases each year; and millions more live with disability and ongoing health issues stemming from the disease. Come and listen to Dr Famkima’s powerful story of individuals’ lives changed, families reconciled and children set free from stigma, fear and disadvantage.

For 145 years the Leprosy Mission has been working in India to bring healing and hope to people affected by leprosy. 

Come hear about this first hand from Dr Famkima Darlong, Head of Healthcare at The Leprosy Mission India:

Dr Famkima is Head of Healthcare for The Leprosy Mission Trust India, overseeing the work of the fourteen Leprosy Mission Hospitals in India. He is a postgraduate medical professional with over 25 years of working experience in ophthalmology and leprosy.

Today, India still has the highest number of people affected by leprosy – around 1/4 million new cases each year; and millions more live with disability and ongoing health issues stemming from the disease. Come and listen to Dr Famkima’s powerful story of individuals’ lives changed, families reconciled and children set free from stigma, fear and disadvantage.

Date: Thursday, 31 January, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Place: St Aidan’s Lindisfarne

54 Lincoln St, Lindisfarne

Admission: $5 for morning tea

RSVP: Maggie: 03 6269 2393

or maggiembukavu@hotmail.com

Dr Famkima is also available for interview/events.

(In Tasmania and as he travels the nation throughout January and February)

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