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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

Your generosity helps women like Luiza get diagnosed early!

Luiza is a 23 year old woman from Laleia, Manatuto in Timor Leste. A year or so ago, when the ...

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Walking in Victory with your help

You may remember Nelson, your Community-Based Rehabilitation Project Coordinator in Timor Leste. He was going to visit Australia last ...

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‘Cursed’ and left alone to die…

Some people still believe that leprosy is a curse. When Castro, a Leprosy Mission worker, found Alfredu, he ...

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