Transforming the lives of people affected by leprosy.
Today more than 50 children will be diagnosed with leprosy, but hundreds more are going undiagnosed. You can help more children receive life-changing treatment today. Read more
You gift today could help more families like the Manjhi's to be found and treated. Just £27 could help us find another hidden case of leprosy. Read more
Read our recent press release about the millions of leprosy cases that are going undetected. Read more
Read about our new methods of active case finding - and how it is helping us find more people living with leprosy than ever before. Read more
Leprosy is an infectious disease of the skin and nerves. Although completely curable, the stigma surrounding leprosy means people are shunned by society and so often hide away from treatment. Read more
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
Also known as kala-azar or black fever, visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a parasitic disease contracted via sand fly. If not treated the disease can be fatal. Read more
Are you aware of the neglected tropical diseases that affect half a billion children worldwide? Read more
This challenge runs over just one day, but with five peaks to tackle it’s certainly no walk in the park! Read more
Take on the iconic London Marathon with Team Lepra! Read more
Cycle for charity in the RideLondon - Surrey100 on 29th July 2018. The ride takes you 100 miles from London into Surrey’s beautiful countryside.
This Sunday 20th August marks World Mosquito Day. We thought it would be fitting to talk about how mosquito bites cause lymphatic filariasis (LF) and what you can do to help prevent this life-changing disease. Read more
Our reaching the unreached has been running for just over a year. Find out about the impact we've made so far. Read more
Guest blogger, Ashwin Venkatesh from Polygeia
writes about about the history of leprosy and its distribution across the globe. Read more