Celebrate Leprosy Champions
Thresia, who overcame self-stigma to pursue her dreams
Because of a leprosy diagnosis, Thresia experienced self-stigma and feared being teased at school. Now, she's back studying and ready to pursue her dreams.
Sudha Rani, a fearful and fierce grandmother
Sudha experienced a lot of fear when she was diagnosed with leprosy, but she persevered and is now living a life of happiness.
Kavinas, a determined and successful student
Kavinas has faced big barriers to his education since he was diagnosed with leprosy, but he has persisted and still led the way in his class
Be a leprosy champion
Leprosy champions are people affected by leprosy and their allies across the world who want to change perceptions around the disease. You can be a leprosy champion by changing perceptions and raising awareness where you live.
Our work aims to defeat leprosy and transform lives
Through advocacy, research, healthcare, community programmes, and much more, our work is holistic, aiming to defeat leprosy transmission, disability, and discrimination.
Our latest blogs
5 reasons we were thankful in 2021
Covid-19 continued to hit communities hard throughout 2021, but we still have reasons to be thankful.
Lessons from the frontline of mental health and leprosy
Ruth and Bishnu from TLM Nepal share some of the lessons they’ve learnt from the frontline of mental health care for persons affected by leprosy.
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