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Leprosy still exists

Help us to overcome this disease. 

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Lepra News Summer 2022

In Lepra News Summer 2022:

  • Bangladesh: A Blueprint of Community Healthcare
  • Celebrating 70 years of Royal Patronage
  • The Importance of Early Case Detection
  • Sumon’s Journey of Recovery and Success

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Current appeals

Lepra News Summer 2022

In Lepra News Summer 2022:

  • Bangladesh: A Blueprint of Community Healthcare
  • Celebrating 70 years of Royal Patronage
  • The Importance of Early Case Detection
  • Sumon’s Journey of Recovery and Success

Download your copy here!

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Today, 600 people will be diagnosed with leprosy; 50 of those will be children. 

Over 3 million people across the globe are living with undiagnosed leprosy. Leprosy is not a disease of the past, it still exists and it is still destroying lives. 

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Your support changes lives.

  • We reached 226,730 people through health education and events to raise awareness of leprosy and other neglected diseases.
  • In 2020-2021, we reached 291,890 people through diagnosis, treatment and care.
  • We provided 25,308 pairs of protective footwear in 2020-21 to help prevent further disabilities.
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  • We reached 226,730 people through health education and events to raise awareness of leprosy and other neglected diseases.
  • In 2020-2021, we reached 291,890 people through diagnosis, treatment a.nd care
  • We provided 25,308 pairs of protective footwear in 2020-21 to help prevent further disabilities.
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Francisco is 53 years old and lives in the Zambezia province of Mozambique. Delayed treatment caused by late leprosy diagnosis, has left him with disabilities to his hands and feet, which seriously affects his quality of life.

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