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However, several pictures are already available in the section “medias”.
1980 Claire leaves Polambakkam and begins a “nomadic” life across India : organization of two new centers for the treatment of leprosy in Dehri-on-Sone (Bihar) and Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh, until 1986), on behalf of the Damien Foundation; participation in the evaluation of the leprosy program in several States, participating in the development of the “Swaminathan Report” defining the new National Policy to eradicate leprosy in India; participating in the WHO study-group on the new multidrug-therapy in leprosy (1981), and working out the protocol for a controlled study of multidrug-therapy trials that begin at Polambakkam (1982); consultant for WHO and SIDA (Sweden) in the hyper-endemic district of Purulia (West Bengal, 1982 to 1986) ; consultancy assignments in the Maldives (1984), Bangladesh (1986 ) and China (1986).
1986 In September, the Government of Tamil Nadu asks Claire to take over again the management of the Centre in Polambakkam. She has been appointed as Secretary General of the Damien Foundation in India from 1984 to 1992, when she participated in the creation of the “Damien Foundation India Trust” which becomes an association of Indian law. (data still to be developed)