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Leprosy still exists

Help us to overcome this disease. 

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COVID-19 Emergency Vaccination Appeal

India is in a state of medical emergency caused by a second wave of COVID-19; their healthcare system is collapsing. 

A record number of cases are being reported in India. 

Lepra is delivering lifesaving COVID-19 vaccinations and we urgently need your support to deliver more.

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Current appeals

COVID-19 Emergency Vaccination Appeal

India is in a state of medical emergency caused by a second wave of COVID-19; their healthcare system is collapsing. 

A record number of cases are being reported in India. 

Lepra is delivering lifesaving COVID-19 vaccinations and we urgently need your support to deliver more.

Lend your support

Remembering His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

1921 - 2021

It is with great sadness that Lepra has learnt of the death of His Royal Highness, who has been a long-standing supporter of Lepra, along with Lepra’s patron Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth. 

Read more about his legacy with Lepra

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Your support changes lives.

  • We reached 995,659 people through health education and events to raise awareness of leprosy and other neglected diseases.
  • In 2019-20 we reached 260,893 people through diagnosis, treatment and care in India, Bangladesh and Mozambique.
  • We provided 35,616 pairs of protective sandals in 2019-20 to help prevent further disabilities
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  • We provided 35,616 pairs of protective sandals in 2018-19 to help prevent further disabilities
  • In 2019-20 we reached 260,893 people through diagnosis, treatment and care in India, Bangladesh and Mozambique.
  • We reached 995,659 people through health education and events to raise awareness of leprosy and other neglected diseases.
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How we help

Rahima is from Dhaka in Bangladesh, tragically her husband left her because of the disabilities caused by leprosy.

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