Media/Press Releases

Cure One Like Kanti

Community Service Announcement for Radio; Cure One Like Kanti Running time: 30 seconds, can air until March 2022

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Interview with Brent Morgan

Brent Morgan is the International Director of The Leprosy Mission. He talks about what causes leprosy, the importance of protective shoes for people affected by leprosy and how you can help make a difference.

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Download the interview – extended version (6:17)

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Giving Shoes Day Interview with Nicolle Macaitis

Nicolle Macaitis is an Australian physiotherapist and Leprosy Mission supporter based in South Australia.

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Giving Shoes Day Interview with Judy Satish

Judy Satish is an Australian podiatrist and Leprosy Mission supporter based in Queensland.

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Community Service Announcement – Protective Shoes 2020

In the world’s poorest countries, one person is diagnosed with leprosy every two minutes!

But for many the damage is already done and they need protective shoes to prevent further, permanent disability.

Things like working in the fields or collecting water from a well barefoot are dangerous.

Protective shoes can be the difference between self-sufficiency and deeper poverty.

You can help Save 10,000 Soles and give someone affected by leprosy protective shoes this Christmas. Go to

Download the CSA here. 

Relief Packages Urgently Needed – August 2017

Flash floods and landslides have swept across southern Nepal. Claiming more than 100 lives. Others are still missing.  60,000 families are displaced because their homes are under water.

  • Provide relief packs directly to communities affected
  • Support The Leprosy Mission’s work in Nepal

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Riding The Top End for Leprosy – August 2017

Mike Patmore, 78, is currently making an ambitious solo bike ride from Alice Springs to Darwin – 1,500 km across Australia’s Northern territory to raise funds.

  • Get behind Mike as he transforms the lives of people affected by leprosy and disability
  • Support The Leprosy Mission’s work in Myanmar

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Annapurna Trek to Defeat Leprosy - Nov 2017

Trek Annapurna and have a life-transforming experience for you and people affected by leprosy.

  • Challenge to walk the Annapurna Trek in Nepal
  • Help transform the lives of people affected by leprosy

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