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]
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.
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.
The Indian Health and Family Welfare Ministry compound is full of monkeys!
Are they there to pick up medicine?
What nice-looking monkeys they are!
Posing 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.
With young people who took part in an event organized by S-ILF.
(To be continued)