Changing the lives of people affected by disease, poverty and prejudice.
By donating just £16 could pay for a self-help group start up package to help up to 10 people rebuild their lives. Help us improve more lives after leprosy... Read more
Last week the WHO released a report looking at different country's progress towards the global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. Read more
The Red Lion Hotel in aid of Lepra presents 'A Taste of India'; A fun filled Indian themed evening featuring a chef demonstration, two course dinner, Bollywood dancers, raffle, henna tattooist and more! Buy your tickets for just £25 per person! Read more
The latest leprosy update shows that there were 210,758 new cases of leprosy reported in 2015. Read more
Leprosy is an infectious disease of the skin and nerves. It is completely curable, however the stigma surrounding leprosy means people are shunned by society and so often hide away. Read more
Lymphatic filariasis is a parasitic disease transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitoes. There are around 1.23 billion people worldwide are threatened by lymphatic filariasis. Read more
Also known as kala-azar or black fever, visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a parasitic disease contracted via sandfly. If not treated the disease can be fatal.
Six countries have 90% of the world's detected VL cases, with India accounting for 50% of the global burden Read more
Are you aware of the neglected tropical diseases that affect half a billion children worldwide? Read more
The popular cycle ride from Edinburgh to St Andrews took place on Saturday 11th June 2016. Sign up to get all the latest information about next year's event. Read more
Challenge yourself this year and sign up to run the Virgin Money London Marathon for Lepra! Read more
Cycle for charity in the RideLondon - Surrey100 on 30th July 2017. The ride takes through 100 miles from London into Surrey’s beautiful countryside.
Today marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. A chance for people around the world to come together and fight poverty. Read more
Today is World Mental Health Day, which highlights mental health issues around the world. Although leprosy and lymphatic filariasis do not physically affect the mind, the experience of being affected by these diseases can have a detrimental impact on mental health. Read more