International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Today marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. A chance for people around the world to come together and fight poverty.Read more

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day, which highlights mental health issues around the world. Although leprosy and lymphatic filariasis do not physically affect the mind, the experience of being affected by these diseases can have a detrimental impact on mental health.Read more

Our take on India’s latest lymphatic filariasis elimination figures

Last week the WHO released a report looking at different country's progress towards the global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis.Read more

WHO update shows leprosy still affected over 200,000 people last year

The latest leprosy update shows that there were 210,758 new cases of leprosy reported in 2015.Read more

Lepra News Autumn 2016

The latest addition of Lepra News is now available to read online.Read more

Global Goals Week

The 18th to the 24th September marks Global Goals week. Find out how we're contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals.Read more

International Day of Charity 2016

Today is International Day of Charity! Global health think tank, Polygeia explains more in this week's guest blog.Read more

A moment with Lepra India Chief Exec, Ashim Chowla

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

A few minutes with Dr David Pahan

Read our interview with Dr David Pahan, Director for Programme Development, Lepra in Bangladesh.Read more

5 ways to get involved this International Day of Charity

September the 5th is International Day of Charity. Find out how you can get involved and help us celebrate!Read more