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5 key human rights that have been stolen from people affected by leprosy

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.

Why the leprosy community cannot afford to ignore mental health

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.

The team at TLM Niger
Niger fact file: one of the world’s poorest countries

Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world, but we're working hard to defeat leprosy and transform lives across the country.