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

    Around 1.23 billion people worldwide are threatened by lymphatic filariasis 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

  • Edinburgh to St Andrews Cycle Ride 2016

    The popular cycle ride from Edinburgh to St Andrews will be back in June 2016 (date to be confirmed). Read more

  • Supernova Run

    Great family events taking place in Bournemouth, Falkirk & London - join in at a venue near you! Everything looks a little different in the dark. With interestingly lit features and lovely sounds accompanying you around the route. Each runner will receive an LED head torch to wear during the race, Sign up now for a 5K with a twist. Read more

  • Bupa London 10,000

    Are you ready to take on an exciting 10km challenge in 2016? We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join the Lepra team in running this year’s Bupa London 10,000. 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