Changing the lives of people affected by disease, poverty and prejudice.
Just £13 a month could enable us to run health education campaigns in six schools each year, to help reach more children affected by leprosy. Read more
Lepra Director of Development Isabel Cross, describes her recent time in Bangladesh where she visited some of our projects. Read more
If a cure for cancer had been discovered 60 years ago, would people still be suffering today? There are thousands of people still suffering from leprosy worldwide, pledge your support today to help us beat leprosy. Read more
The BMW Berlin Marathon is one of the largest and most popular road races in the world with more than 40,000 participants. Its a flat course so if you're looking for a personal best then this is for you! Read more
Across all of our work it costs us £20 to reach someone directly with an intervention to change their life.Help us to continue changing lives
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
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
Challenge yourself this year and sign up to run the Virgin London Marathon for Lepra! Read more
The global health think tank, Polygeia, write about the importance of early detection of leprosy. Read more
Devendra's journey with lymphatic filariasis has been a long one, but he's been lucky to have the help and support from his son Rahul. Read more