Saturday October 12 | Eva Burrows College, Melbourne

International Partners Day

International Partners Day

Every year, The Leprosy Mission Australia National Council and Board meet with staff to reflect on the year gone by and hear the latest updates direct from the field. This year, we are inviting everyone (especially you!) to the first annual International Partners Day.

The day is a perfect opportunity to see and hear how your gifts and prayers are making an impact for people affected by leprosy and disability, and to fellowship with other supporters.

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Schedule – Saturday 12 October

 

DAY SESSION

10:45am-11:30am: Registrations open and morning tea

11:30am-1pm: The Charlotte Pim Keynote – Dr Moyra Dale
Patronage and Reciprocity: Finding Balance between Donors and Clients

1pm-2:10pm: Lunch break

2:10pm-2:50pm: International Guest – Amar Timalsina
The key to defeating leprosy in Nepal

2:50pm-3:30pm: International Guest – Joel Costa Dos Santos
Defeating leprosy in Timor Leste

3:30pm-4pm: Afternoon tea

4pm-5pm: Leprosy, an update – Warwick Britton

 

NIGHT SESSION

6pm-9pm: Annual Dinner – includes Life Membership Awards
Keynote speech by Stuart Brown

International Partners Day Speakers

amar

 

Amar Timalsina 

Amar is the director of IDEA Nepal, an organisation that advocates for the rights of people affected by leprosy and disability. He is also on the board of The Leprosy Mission Global Fellowship.

Amar was affected by leprosy when he was a young child and experienced much stigma and discrimination. He will share his amazing story of struggle, survival and hope.

joel costa

 

Joel Costa Dos Santos

When Joel was diagnosed with leprosy in 2005, his friends and family abandoned him. But thanks to supporters like you, he received the treatment he needed and has found a new mission in life!

Joel now works for The Leprosy Mission Timor Leste, helping people affected by leprosy and disability to advocate for their own rights.

Afliana Lisnahan Reis (Nona

 

 

Afliana Lisnahan Reis (Nona)

Nona is the Country Leader of The Leprosy Mission Timor Leste. She has served in the role since 2013 and will share how supporters in Australia are helping eradicate leprosy in Timor Leste.

Moyra Dale

 

 

Moyra Dale

Dr Moyra Dale spent many years working in the Middle East with the Church Missionary Society, and now helps train missionaries. She will share how our faith leads to fantastic partnerships.

wawrick britton

 

 

Warwick Britton

Professor Warwick Britton AO is an Australia expert in leprosy research from the University of Sydney. He will deliver a keynote address on the state of leprosy today.

stuart brown

 

 

Stuart Brown

Stuart Brown is a former CEO of The Leprosy Mission Australia and a lifetime member. Stuart will take us through the journey The Leprosy Mission has had in Australia during the Annual Dinner.

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Eva Burrows College
100 Maidstone St, Ringwood VIC 3134

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