Due to fear and lack of knowledge, there are over 3 million people across the world living with undiagnosed leprosy and every day the disease causes more damage to their health, livelihood and future.
Through raising awareness, prevention, treatment and follow-up, we support people so that they can have normal lives. We are also actively involved in the strengthening of health systems and assist local governments in their leprosy management programmes.
Find out more and discover how we help using the links below.
Kalpana was beaten by her husband because she had leprosy. She returned home from hospital to find that she had been banished, along with her four-year old daughter.Read Kalpana's' story