Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) can cause swelling of body parts and alter the immune system.
It is the second major cause of long-term disability in the world after mental health. 36 million people are estimated to live with the chronic condition.
893 million people are estimated to be at risk of infection.
Self-care developed and taught by us, reduces swelling so that people can get back to their normal lives.
Francisco is 53 years old and lives in the Zambezia province of Mozambique. Delayed treatment caused by late leprosy diagnosis, has left him with disabilities to his hands and feet, which seriously affects his quality of life.Read Francisco's' story