I would like to share with you some of the photographs taken during my visit to India from January 28 to February 5, 2020.
[January 31, From New Delhi to Ahmedabad, Gujarat state]
Being greeted at Ahmedabad Airport, Gujarat state, after arriving from New Delhi.
Being briefed on Gujarat state’s anti-leprosy campaign by Dr. Girish Thakar (left) of the Health and Family Welfare Department.
【February 1, Ahmedabad, Gujarat state]
A neatly paved road leads into the city of Ahmedabad.
Cows can be seen everywhere, with drivers careful to avoid them.
Offering words of encouragement to ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) at the Sanand Taluka public health center.
ASHAs are female community health workers who have been trained to recognize symptoms of leprosy.
Taking a commemorative photo with ASHAs at the Sanathan public health center.
Visiting the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya museum at the Sabarmati Ashram where Mahatma Gandhi once lived, located in the suburb of Ahmedabad.
Posing with representatives from APAL, WHO, S-ILF and the state of Gujarat.
(To be continued)