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【Photo Diary】 Visit to India - 5 [2020年02月25日(Tue)]
I would like to share with you some of the photographs taken during my visit to India from January 28 to February 5, 2020.

[February 3, Ahmedabad, Gujarat state]

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Meeting with Mr. B.G. Nainvale (right), Deputy Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities.

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Meeting with members of the Association of People Affected by Leprosy (APAL), who briefed me on their campaign to fight leprosy and its associated stigma in Gujarat state.
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Meeting with Dr. Jayanti S. Ravi, Principal Secretary of Health, who presented me with her book.

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With Chief Secretary Anil Mukim, IAS (right).

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Interviewed on the state government channel VANDE (Video Audio Network for Development and Education) Gujarat.

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It looked gorgeous on TV, but this was the actual backdrop in the studio.

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Attending a ceremony to start distributing flip charts to educate people on early detection of leprosy.
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I hope that ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) will make good use of the flip charts in detecting leprosy.


(End)
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【Photo Diary】 Visit to India - 4 [2020年02月21日(Fri)]
I would like to share with you some of the photographs taken during my visit to India from January 28 to February 5, 2020.

[February 2, Ahmedabad, Gujarat state]

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Visiting the Mahatma Gandhi Kusta Seva Ashram leprosy colony.


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There was a wonderful turnout for my visit.

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This lady welcomed me with a necklace.

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Children treated me to a dance performance.

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Addressing colony residents.

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With young ladies who live in the colony.


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Meeting and talking with representatives of leprosy-affected communities in Gujarat state.


(To be continued)


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【Photo Diary】 Visit to India - 3 [2020年02月18日(Tue)]

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]

20200218_1.jpgBeing greeted at Ahmedabad Airport, Gujarat state, after arriving from New Delhi.




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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]

20200218_3.jpgA neatly paved road leads into the city of Ahmedabad.




20200218_4.jpgCows can be seen everywhere, with drivers careful to avoid them.


20200218_5.jpgOffering words of encouragement to ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) at the Sanand Taluka public health center.



20200218_6.jpgASHAs are female community health workers who have been trained to recognize symptoms of leprosy.


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Taking a commemorative photo with ASHAs at the Sanathan public health center.



20200218_8.jpgVisiting the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya museum at the Sabarmati Ashram where Mahatma Gandhi once lived, located in the suburb of Ahmedabad.



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Posing with representatives from APAL, WHO, S-ILF and the state of Gujarat.


(To be continued)

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【Photo Diary】 Visit to India - 2 [2020年02月17日(Mon)]
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 30, New Delhi]

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Meeting with Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot (right), Minister of Social Justice and
Empowerment.


20200217-2.jpgMeeting with Mr. Krishnaswamy Natarajan (right), Director General of the Indian Coast Guard.

 
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Addressing an event to observe Anti-Leprosy Day.


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Many young residents of leprosy colonies attend the Anti-Leprosy Day
event.


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The Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) “to drive industry action to end leprosy in India and fight the stigma attached to it.”



20200217-6.jpgMeeting with executive directors of the Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF).

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Meeting with Dr. S. Jaishankar (right), Minister of External Affairs.

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Participating in an event to mark the launch in India of my English-language book on my pursuit of a world without leprosy−No Matter Where the Journey Takes Me: One Man's Quest for a Leprosy-free World.


20200217-9.jpgChildren of a leprosy colony sing at the book launch event.


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I was extremely grateful to all those who made the event happen.


(To be continued)
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【Photo Diary】 Visit to India - 1 [2020年02月14日(Fri)]
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 29, New Delhi] 
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I had breakfast with Dr. Lutz Hegemann, Chief Operating Officer of Novartis AG, a global healthcare company based in Switzerland. Since 2000, Novartis took over from The Nippon Foundation the role of ensuring free distribution of MDT (multidrug therapy), which has gone a long way to dramatically reducing the number of leprosy cases globally.



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Meeting with Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan (left), who took time out of his busy schedule, coping with the coronavirus outbreak in China.


20200214-3.jpgThe Indian Health and Family Welfare Ministry compound is full of monkeys!

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Are they there to pick up medicine?

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What nice-looking monkeys they are!

20200214-6.jpgPosing on a bike used for events by Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF) to promote an end to leprosy and the discrimination it causes. But it is a bit too small for me.


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With young people who took part in an event organized by S-ILF.


(To be continued) 
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【Photo Diary】Visit to the Philippines – 3 [2019年09月16日(Mon)]
I would like to share with you some of the photographs taken during my visit to the Philippines from September 8 to 11, 2019.

[September 11, 2019: Manila]

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Speaking at a 20th International Leprosy Congress (ILC)


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This congress is very unique because it is open not only for doctors and health personnel, but also for many other stakeholders including NGOs and persons affected by leprosy.

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"Let us unite towards “Zero Leprosy,” a historical challenge for all humankind!"
My speech is available HERE

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Receiving a letter of appreciation from Dr. Roch Christian Johnson, President of the International Leprosy Association

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With other plenary speakers
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【Photo Diary】Visit to the Philippines – 2 [2019年09月13日(Fri)]
I would like to share with you some of the photographs taken during my visit to the Philippines from September 8 to 11, 2019.

[September 10, 2019: Manila]


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Organizing The Nippon Foundation scholars and fellows’ luncheon at the Ateneo de Manila University. 


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Speaking at the luncheon

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I greatly enjoyed the reunion with more than 80 scholars and alumni from 6 scholarship programs; Asian Public Intellectuals, Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund, Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship, ASEAN University Network Disability and Public Policy, World Maritime University, and ISAK-NF scholarship.

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2019 Traditional University Awards Ceremony of Ateneo de Manila University

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Receiving the Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa, of Ateneo de Manila University from Fr. Jose Ramon T. Villarin, S.J, President of the university

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Speaking at the ceremony and my speech is available HERE


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With Fr. Jose M. Cruz S.J., Vice President for University and Global Relations of the Ateneo de Manila University

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【Photo Diary】Visit to the Philippines – 1 [2019年09月10日(Tue)]
I would like to share with you some of the photographs taken during my visit to the Philippines from September 8 to 11, 2019.

[September 9, 2019: Manila]


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Group photo with the participants of Global Forum of People's Organizations on Hansen's Disease!

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Giving lectures at the Global Forum 

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60 people from 23 countries around the world joined the event. 


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Please "Share" !
With an old friend Mr. Uday Thakar  
(adviser to APAL - Association for Persons Affected by Leprosy)


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From left: Ms. Asakawa, Dr. Saito, and Chief-representative Mr. Wada
(all three from JICA), myself,  Dr. Kikuchi (Japanese Association Manila Medical Clinic), Mr. Okada (Embassy of Japan in Manila), and Mr. Tanami (special adviser to The Nippon Foundation)

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Dr. Francisco T. Duque III, Secretary of Health


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A toast at dinner 
(Left: Jennifer from CLAP who was the master of ceremony for the Global Forum)

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"Kanpai!" with the leaders of organization for persons affected by leprosy around the world. 

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I received a painting as a gift

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With Mr. Lopes (a person affected by leprosy) painted my portrait 
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【Photo Diary】TICAD7 – 3 [2019年09月04日(Wed)]
I would like to share with you some of the photographs taken during my participation at The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), from August 28 to 30, 2019.

[August 30, 2019: Yokohama, JAPAN]

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Meeting with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

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Meeting with President Yoweri Museveni, Republic of Uganda
This is our 5th meeting!

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【Photo Diary】TICAD7 – 2 [2019年09月02日(Mon)]
I would like to share with you some of the photographs taken during my participation at The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), from August 28 to 30, 2019.

[August 29, 2019: Yokohama, JAPAN]


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Meeting with President Azali Assoumani, Union of the Comoros

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Meeting with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Republic of Ghana


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Tasting TICAD 7 original candy

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With Mr. Ibrahim Salim Bagus, Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism of Republic of Malawi (right to Sasakawa) and Professor Ruth K. Oniang’o, Chairperson of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA)  

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Posing with President Ibrahim Boubacar KEITA, Republic of Mali

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Being interviewed by media from Mali

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With President Julius Maada BIO, Republic of Sierra Leone

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Meeting with President Roch Marc Christian KABORE, Burkina Faso (right) and Professor Ruth K. Oniang’o, Chairperson of SAA (center) 


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With Mr. Adriano Afonso Maleiane,Minister of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Mozambique (center) and the board members of SAA




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