International Leprosy Day [Archives:2000/04/Local News]

January 24 2000

The anniversary of International Leprosy Day will take place on January 30, 2000. The National Project will organize a ceremony on January 29, 2000 at 10:00 a.m in its head center in Taiz. The Minister of Health and Governor of Taiz will attend the ceremony. The Minister of Health will honor Dr. Yassin Al-Qubati on this occasion. It has been noted that Yemeni Project of Leprosy Combating is one of the active projects in the Arab World. Dr. Qubati was asked by International Health Association to do many activities to combat Leprosy in some of Asian countries.