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Research

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Field worker, Shopna screens children in the jungle of the Kushtia district of Bangladesh

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Understanding Transmission

The transmission of leprosy is poorly understood. We aim to change that.

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Secondary impairments

Detection, monitoring and treatment of secondary impairments.

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Diagnostics

We are developing and trialling early diagnostic tests.

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Inner wellbeing

Looking at the links between leprosy and inner wellbeing.

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Reactions and neuritis

We are focused on the prevention & management of reactions & neuritis.

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UN Principles & Guidelines

Understanding the impact of this document.



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Our Research Partners

These partnerships are vital to achieving zero leprosy

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Our Research Committee

The committee guides our research work


Research projects listed

Ismail received treatment for ENL for 15 months
ENLIST: Finding new ways to tackle ENL

A look at the ENLIST consortium, an international effort to find new and better ways to treat ENL

A man is examined at a skin camp clinic in Bangladesh
A 5 Minute Finger Prick test to diagnose leprosy

Our researchers in Bangladesh are working on a new field-friendly diagnostic tool that could dramatically reduce transmission of the disease within communities and prevent leprosy-related disabilities.

Dr Benjamin examines a patient at DBLM Hospital in Bangladesh
Preventing ENL with an addition to MDT

A look at research in Bangladesh that aims to reduce or prevent ENL.

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Can less MDT Treatment produce positive results?

A look at research in Bangladesh that aims to establish the efficacy of a shorter course of MDT Treatment.

A boy undergoes a test for leprosy
Research reveals level of leprosy transmission within households

A look at research which reveals the extent to which household contacts are at risk of developing leprosy

Dr Albert Pobon at a clinic in Bangladesh
Research in Bangladesh

An overview of our research in Bangladesh