Although leprosy is entirely curable millions of people around the world are still disabled by the consequences of the disease today. 
Join our campaign to Beat leprosy

Why we're needed

  • Leprosy

    Did you know every two minutes, one more person is diagnosed with leprosy? It is not the ancient disease most people think it is as almost 216,000 people were diagnosed last year. 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

  • Trek Crete 2015

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

  • Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

    The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual running event in the world! Apply now to guarantee your place and run the famous marathon. Read more

  • Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

    Fundraise for charity by cycling the famous Ride100 in 2015, taking you 100 miles through London into Surrey’s beautiful countryside. Read more

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