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

20.09.17
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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18.09.17
Clean hands save lives

One of the most effective ways we can protect ourselves and others from illness is with hygiene. It helps ...

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12.09.17
Update 4: Your flood relief is on the ground

Six districts in Nepal’s south are facing massive shortages of shelter, food and clean water. Your support ...

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Prayer of the Day

Wednesday, 20th September

India

Pray for advocacy activists as they raise awareness, change attitudes, promote human rights and reform policy to include people affected by leprosy and disability.

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