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About Us

Parma (pictured here with smiling children) is a volunteer with TLM Trust India.
Vision, Mission, Values

Our vision is to see Leprosy defeated, Lives transformed

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Our strategic priorities

Zero Transmission, Zero Disability, and Zero Discrimination

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Accountability & transparency

We want to be honest and open about how we approach our work

TLM is present in more than 30 countries worldwide

Our Global Fellowship is comprised of countries across the world who are united in their goal of a world without leprosy. We have offices across Asia-Pacific, Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Find TLM country office near you to find out how people across your nation are working to defeat leprosy and transform lives.

Find TLM Near You
Ruth Towell

Partner with us

We are always happy to meet new partners who are interested in working with us to create a world free from leprosy.

Meet our Board

Our International Board provides leadership to TLM Globally

Meet our team

Our International Office team supports TLM across the Globe


Our History

TLM is the oldest and largest leprosy-focused NGO in the world. TLM was started in 1874 by an Irishman called Wellesley Bailey and now we are aiming to end leprosy transmission by 2035.

Graphic - our goal: no more leprosy transmission by 2035