Deformity correction surgeries are done to correct leprosy induced deformity. In 2019, Damien Foundation has conducted 349 hand surgeries, 349 foot surgeries, 18 eye surgeries and integrated them back to main stream society.
57 Education Support
Damien Foundation has helped 57 poor children affected by leprosy and children of parents affected by leprosy to continue their education during the year. 14 children were supported for technical and higher education and 43 for school education support.
26 Housing Support
Constructed / Renovated 26 houses for poorest among persons affected by leprosy who did not have any shelter to stay. The housing support has restored their dignity of life.
143 Livelihood Support
Damien foundation has provided livelihood support for 143 persons affected by Leprosy / TB for setting up petty shops / pushcarts or livestock support to have sustainable source of income. During the year 135 persons received support for small business and 5 of them received livestock support.
96550 Out-Patients Treated
Through the out patients services Damien Foundation has reached to 96550 patients during the year for skin and respiratory ailments.
2446 Leprosy in-patients managed & treated
Damien foundation through its hospital services has managed 2446 leprosy patients during the year.
4397 TB in-patients managed & treated
During the year Damien Foundation has managed 4397 TB patients through its hospital services.
2578 Drug Resistant TB Diagnosed
Damien foundation was successful in diagnosing 2778 drug resistant TB patients for treatment through its 2 laboratories in Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.
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