World Mosquito Day

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

Reaching the unreached: Year one achievements

Our reaching the unreached has been running for just over a year. Find out about the impact we've made so far.Read more

Is leprosy strictly a ‘tropical disease’? A historical perspective

Guest blogger, Ashwin Venkatesh from Polygeia writes about about the history of leprosy and its distribution across the globe.Read more

Leprosy – a teenager’s perception of the disease

Teenager Alice shares her thoughts about the devastating effects of leprosy.Read more

Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation fund new project

Read more about our latest project to improve diet and food habits in Bangladesh!Read more

Is there a link between leprosy and mental health?

Jennifer Thorpe, from global think tank Polygeia, investigates the link between a leprosy diagnosis and mental health.Read more

Using technology to beat an ancient disease

Find out how KoBoCollect is changing the way project effectiveness is measured.Read more

68 miles of Scottish scenery

Guest-blogger, Mike Lewis shares his Edinburgh to St Andrews highs and how best to train for the event.Read more

What’s in Lepra News May?

Read on to find out what's been happening over the past couple of months!Read more

Millions of people living with undiagnosed leprosy – despite elimination

Read our recent press release about the millions of leprosy cases that are going undetected.Read more