About Leprosy

While the prospects for people affected by leprosy have vastly improved, leprosy remains a disease that destroys lives and blights communities.

Every 2

someone is diagnosed with leprosy

Leprosy is curable!

with a full course of multi-drug therapy

60% of leprosy cases are in India

leprosy is also prevalent in Africa and South East Asia

Early diagnosis and treatment

Can help avoid permanent disability

From The Blog

Somita takes action to help others

Growing up in a leprosy colony, in a large family and without a father comes with a lot of ...

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Better To Earn

Dukhani is part of the workforce at the Little Flower Khadi Village Leprosy Rehabilitation Center in India that spins ...

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Update 5: Flood-affected girls without a suitable toilet

These three sisters live in the flood-affected district of Chitwan in Nepal. Every year the rivers swells over the ...

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Prayer of the Day

Wednesday, 27th September


Pray for the International Programs team as they finalise their annual ADPlan to report on achievements made in 2016-2017 for submission to DFAT (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Government).

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