Opening Ceremony of Junior Leprosy Technician Training Course (2019 – 2020)
The Training Institute at MALC, Saddar – Karachi is recognized nationally for conducting training courses of Leprosy over 50 years. The opening ceremony of the Junior Leprosy Technician (JLT) Training Course (2019 – 2020) took place in the Morning today. This year 17 candidates have been enrolled, who come from remote areas of Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Mirpur Khas, and Karachi. Along with Leprosy, the students also learn regarding Tuberculosis, Maternal Child Health Care, Eye, and Community Based Inclusive Development.
Due to the long incubation period of Leprosy, the knowledge of the ailment has to be kept alive in the field for decades to come.