The Leprosy Mission: Gospel for 100 million people in the whole world
Workshop » Global Mission Sites and Partners
Daniel (Ok Chul) Hyun
President, IT Medical Mobilization
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that there are approximately 1,600 million
people diagnosed with leprosy (Hansen) in the global village. At least 100 million people suffer
from leprosy disease, including their families. Data published in 2014 show that a total 94
percent of leprosy cases were reported by 13 countries. India, Brazil and Indonesia were
reported to have 81 percent of new leprosy cases among these countries.But now we have
amazing news for you! Actually leprosy is a curable disease. In the past, a large number of
Koreans were affected by leprosy. However, Christian sharing and serving achieved almost
zero leprosy infection in 1991. We expect these miracles of Christ will go into all nation and
preach the gospel throughout the whole world. The people that do know their God shall lead a
The IT Medical Mobilization (ITMM) is dreaming of the wholistic transformation of the Hansen
community with the Community Health Evangelism (CHE) which can prevent and treat leprosy
disease. We are not only treating and preventing leprosy through Care Bus which visits to the
Hansen community of India(Bargur) and Indonesia(Sitanala), but also establishing a God’s
kingdom by joining hands with the community leaders and local church leaders. We invite you
all to come along for the Missional Life. Be good neighbors, friends and health care provider
who can give complete recovery of those hidden leprosy people having poor spirits, because
of our misconception and prejudice.
* Care Bus: It is a mobile medical bus service which helps in finding leprosy (Hansen) patients
from blind spots to cure and to provide patient inflow in a national regular treatment program.
Daniel Ok Chul Hyun studied M.Div at the Torch Trinity Graduate University, Korea.
He is TCM Dr. and also administration director of Rhaph Plus hospital
that has a vision in the recovery of leprosy patients in the world and makes efforts to relieve patients' pain who have cancer.