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

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

Visceral leishmaniasis

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 burdenRead more

Diseases affecting children

Are you aware of the neglected tropical diseases that affect half a billion children worldwide?Read more


Tuberculosis (TB) is a leading cause of death worldwide.Read more

Other diseases

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