Fighting prejudice

Many of the children, women and men we work with have experienced some kind of prejudice because of the stigma surrounding diseases like leprosy and lymphatic filariasis.Read more

Diagnosing leprosy

If leprosy is detected early, then it's easy to treat and permanent disability can be prevented. Dr Pati, State Coordinator in Odisha explains how to diagnose leprosy.Read more

Classifying and treating leprosy

The different classifications of leprosy and how to treat leprosy.Read more

Changing lives with technology

We're finding ways to ensure our data collection in the field is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. By using new mobile app technology KoBoToolbox, we can gather live information about the men, women and children that we are helping.Read more

Adilabad Rural and Tribal Health

We have two projects in Adilabad focusing on finding people who have symptoms of leprosy but have not yet been diagnosed. We also work on improving the support and care for women, men and children affected by LF.Read more

Testing and diagnosis

We provide free testing and diagnosis to communities at risk of neglected diseases and tuberculosis.Read more

Health worker training

We improve the skills of government and community health workers to improve the diagnosis and treatment for people affected by diseases.Read more

Improving livelihoods

We help people affected by neglected diseases and disability improve their livelihood options and increase their income.Read more

Health education

We provide health education to remote communities in India and Bangladesh to prevent disease, stigma and poor health.Read more

Protective footwear

We provide protective footwear and shoes to people disabled by leprosy and lymphatic filariasis.Read more