[IN DEPTH] Hansen's Disease: Curing Ingrained Prejudice

The last Sunday in January each year is World Leprosy Day. These days, leprosy - now known as Hansen's disease - is curable, and prompt treatment can prevent permanent damage. However, current and former patients alike still face a lifetime of discrimination and prejudice. In this program, we look at efforts being made in Indonesia and Japan to challenge prevailing perceptions about this disease.