Today 600 people will be diagnosed with leprosy, more than 50 of these will be children.

Leprosy is completely curable, if treated early. Yet, tragically many people diagnosed today will already have terrible disabilities due to late diagnosis. Over 3 million more people are living in the shadows, with undiagnosed leprosy, and every day the disease causes more damage to their bodies, lives and futures. Find out moreRead more

Lymphatic filariasis

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

Visceral leishmaniasis

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

Diseases affecting children

Are you aware of the neglected tropical diseases that affect half a billion children worldwide?Read more