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

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