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

20.11.17
Indra spent ten years living with buffaloes

Indra is from Nepal. He was 13 years old when he discovered patches spreading across his skin on his ...

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10.11.17
Pam and Lisa on the #Trek2DefeatLeprosy (Part 1)

[caption id="attachment_16708" align="alignleft" width="1800"]We're ready for our flight to Kathmandu[/caption]

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30.10.17
The elephant in the room

Uttam Kumar Paul is 60 years old and works in his father’s business with his three brothers. Shariatpur district, ...

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