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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

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