Last year almost 216,000 people were diagnosed with leprosy.
Join us and together we can beat the effects of leprosy.
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Why we're needed

  • Leprosy

    Leprosy is an infectious disease of the skin and nerves. It is a completely curable disease. Read more

  • Lymphatic filariasis

    1.4 billion people are at risk of lymphatic filariasis worldwide. Read more

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis (TB) is the second most deadly infectious disease worldwide. Read more

  • Other diseases

    Neglected tropical diseases affect one sixth of the population. Read more

Take part and challenge yourself

  • Bupa London 10,000

    Are you ready to take on an exciting 10km challenge in 2015? We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join the Lepra team in running this year’s Bupa London 10,000. Read more

  • Edinburgh to St Andrews Cycle Ride 2015

    The popular cycle ride from Edinburgh to St Andrews is back on 13th June 2015. Why not dust off your bike and register online now! Read more

  • Trek Crete 2015 (visit Spinalonga)

    Join Lepra and Victoria Hislop on this unique fundraising trek in Crete, walking through vast gorges, to the top of mountains and along rugged sea cliffs. Read more

Latest news

  • Lepra News Spring 2015

    The Spring issue of Lepra News 2015 is now available to read online. Catch up with our latest work and how your support has helped to make it possible. Read more

  • International Women's Day 2015

    International Women's Day is celebrated around the world on 8th of March. This year we are focusing on the struggles of women affected by leprosy. Read more

  • UK Coalition against NTDs: Annual Report

    The UK Coalition against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) launches its 2014-2015 annual report. Read more