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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
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

23.04.18
You’ve brought the joy of Jesus to Nagammal

“When people from The Leprosy Mission visit my house, it is as if Jesus himself has come to ...

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20.04.18
What you need to know about Bairnsdale Ulcer (Buruli Ulcer) in Australia

Bairnsdale Ulcer, aka Buruli Ulcer, is on the rise in Australia. Here are some things you will need to ...

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18.04.18
Power to Pownermmal

Pownermmal is a mother of three boys and one girl in India. Pownermmal discovered she had ulcers on ...

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