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Kensington Palace supports Lepra on World Leprosy Day

Vice President of Lepra, His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, has shared his support of our work on World Leprosy Day.

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Lepra News Spring 2023

Lepra News Spring 2023 is out now!

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World Leprosy Day

Read about how Lepra marked World Leprosy Day 2021.

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Support People Affected by Leprosy

More than 600 people are diagnosed and start treatment each day; over 50 of these are children.

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Colchester ‘shines a light’ for World Leprosy Day

For World Leprosy Day 2023, we were joined in solidarity by organisations and businesses throughout our home city of Colchester, who helped us ‘Shine a Light on Leprosy’ by lighting up some of the most iconic buildings in Britain’s ‘first city’.  

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Hope for a New Generation

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated.

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Lepra disputes WHO’s new treatment protocol for leprosy

The World Health Organisation is in the process of implementing a new strategy of leprosy care and management. However, as an evidence-led organisation, Lepra disputes this for several key reasons. Click here to read about it.

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Krishna

At just 12 years of age, Krishna was diagnosed with leprosy. He first noticed numb patches and discolouration on his skin and was promptly diagnosed by a local field survey for leprosy.

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International Women’s Day - a celebration of women with leprosy

This International Women’s Day, we take a look back at Janet and her place in Lepra’s rich history as a woman who gave much for others.

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Rachna Kumari

Rachna’s own experiences of leprosy drive her to help others with the disease, and her work to help reduce the effects of prejudice is inspirational. 

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