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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

16.07.18
God is doing great things in Timor Leste, thanks to you!

Did you know The Leprosy Mission is the only international organisation working with leprosy patients in Timor Leste? So ...

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09.07.18
You’re helping people like Joao fight leprosy reaction!

Face swelling... loss of sensation in his hands and feet... after several years of ill health, Joao had no ...

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25.06.18
Futures are changed through the Vocational Training Centre

When you have leprosy or a disability and live in poverty, your future job prospects are slim. In ...

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