We pay on June 22 and are honorary recovery of victim with prophylaxis and memorial day
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In Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, we set June 22 that is the enforcement day of "law about payment of compensation money for people of leper house entrance" of "honor recovery of victim with rai prophylaxis and memorial day" from 2009 (Heisei 21).
Hansen's disease problem is not at all past, and prejudice and discrimination in everyday life still remain firmly.
Also, having right knowledge and understanding about Hansen's disease, it is necessary to promote approach for the making of society for symbiosis to get rid of such prejudice and discrimination.
We understand Hansen's disease problem definitely on reaching honorary recovery and memorial day, and there is what in oneself or would appreciate as opportunity to think once again.
Information page (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) about Hansen's disease this (external link)
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