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
minutes

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

26.04.17
Aspiring aeronautical engineer struck down by leprosy

Meet Shuvam, a 14 year old boy who has suffered the effects of leprosy for four years. At age 10, a ...

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17.04.17
Monimala’s story – a bird in the hand

Monimala was the eldest among her siblings. Being brought up in a poor family, she was only able to ...

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Prayer of the Day

Saturday, 29th April

Australia

Give thanks for the many volunteers who help raise awareness and funds for people affected by leprosy.

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