Insight into our work across the globe, as well as our thoughts and perspectives on the fight against leprosy today.
People often have many of their human rights deprived from them when they are diagnosed with leprosy. This is in violation of the Universal Declaration of Human rights and it needs to change.
Leprosy is a socially stigmatised disease – it affects not just the physical, but the mental and social, as well. If we only treat leprosy physically, we are not treating it completely.
Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world, but we're working hard to defeat leprosy and transform lives across the country.