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Give more mothers like Diane a story that ends with hope

Give more mothers like Diane a story that ends with hope

Before Diane’s illness, life was peaceful. She had nine children, a good marriage, and a thriving restaurant business that helped support her family financially. Then, everything changed.  Diane first discovered patches on her skin while she was...

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Effect Hope Has Signed The Kigali Declaration

Effect Hope Has Signed The Kigali Declaration

A Letter From Our CEO Kim Evans "I am excited to share that Effect Hope has signed and endorsed the Kigali Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases. This is a global political declaration that makes a bold call for the world to unite to end...

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Canada’s History With Leprosy

Canada’s History With Leprosy

Many Canadians are often surprised to learn that leprosy still exists. Leprosy is not something we often hear about at the doctor’s office or see people struggling with on the streets of our cities. Although leprosy is still around in many other...

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Why Effect Hope Is Committing To The Kigali Declaration

Why Effect Hope Is Committing To The Kigali Declaration

We are at a significant moment in history. We could solve one of the world's most pressing but often ignored health issues.   Imagine if the world, working together, could end the devastation of 20 diseases and conditions that affect over...

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Shiwani’s Transformation

Shiwani’s Transformation

About three years ago, Shiwani burnt her hand. She told her parents that she couldn’t feel any pain. She confessed that her eyelids were not shutting entirely and that she didn’t have any feeling in her feet, either. Shiwani was only 12 years old....

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