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

31.07.17
Do we have leprosy in Australia?

Have you ever wondered whether we have leprosy in Australia? My friends are often curious about my ...

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22.08.17
Bikash steps towards the future

Leaving his remote village in the Nepali mountains, Bikash made his way to bustling city of Kathmandu. He walked ...

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16.08.17
People affected by leprosy left homeless by recent flash floods and landslides

Severe flash floods and landslides have swept across the southern plains of Nepal. Triggered by monsoonal rainfall this month, ...

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