On World Humanitarian Day 2021, Dr Aparna Srikantam, Head of Research at Lepra’s Blue Peter Public Health and Research Centre (BPHRC) shared details of Lepra’s humanitarian response to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on people affected by leprosy and lymphatic filariasis via the NTD NGO Network (NNN).
Khola Mon is a mental health project based across seven districts of Bangladesh. With funds from Baillie Gifford, the project aims to scale up the Mental Motivator project implemented by Lepra Bangladesh in 2019.
'Deepening international friendships', the theme of this year’s International Day of Friendship, is at the heart of what we do here at Lepra. Since 1924 we have been forging friendships between people affected by leprosy, and our sponsors and donors around the globe.
World Wellbeing Week shines a light on all aspects of our wellbeing; social, physical, emotional, community and environmental. During these challenging times, it’s more important than ever for us to reflect upon and recognise the importance of our wellbeing as individuals and as a community.