Changing the lives of people affected by disease, poverty and prejudice.
Three times the number of leprosy cases have recently been found in Nizamabad, India. We urgently need your help to detect more cases, and provide access to the life-changing services Read more
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
Although leprosy is curable, it is difficult to say that a person affected by leprosy is cured, if disabilities have already taken hold before treatment began. Read about how we go beyond treatment. Read more
Challenge yourself this year and sign up to run the Virgin London Marathon for Lepra! 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
We spoke to the Chief Executive of Lepra in India, Ashim Chowla to find out more about why he works for Lepra, and the challenges he faces in India. Read more
Read our interview with Dr David Pahan, Director for Programme Development, Lepra in Bangladesh. Read more
September the 5th is International Day of Charity. Find out how you can get involved and help us celebrate! Read more