Back to school

With a new academic year starting, not all students are able to return. For some students leprosy can create hardships that cause them to drop out of school.Read more

Dinesh Dhamija, founder of, joins Lepra's trustee board

We are delighted to announce Dinesh Dhamija has been appointed to our board of trustees.Read more

Cycling to beat leprosy

An interview with Imran, who has himself had leprosy, and is now cycling to raise money and show his support for other people affected by leprosy.Read more

Bringing a global focus to disability inclusion

Lepra's Chief Executive, Geoff Prescott, explains why disability inclusion must be the key focus of governments and key decision makers, and why new commitments must not overshadow or dilute the work that is already in progressRead more

A day at The Palace

On 5th June 2018, our trustees, Sri Sharma, Professor Diana Lockwood, and our Regional Fundraising Manager for South, Eileen Evans, attended a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in recognition of Lepra’s work and in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s Royal Patronage of Lepra. Here's how they got on...Read more

Single-dose rifampicin not an effective method for preventing leprosy

Read our latest press release that shares why Single-dose rifampicin is not an effective method to treat MB leprosy.Read more

Our response to the Daily Mail

On 9th June, the Daily Mail published a misleading article about charity fundraising practices. See our response.Read more

"Year after year, an incredible Scottish cycling event"

Cyclist, Shane Voss, shares his experience of cycling our Edinburgh to St Andrews cycle rideRead more

Lepra News Spring 2018

Our latest issue of Lepra News shares information about our new project in Mozambique, the latest challenge and fundraising events you can take part in and more!Read more

Press release: Leprosy charity urges the British public not to be alarmed by red squirrel stories

Read out latest press release in response to recent news headlines.Read more