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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

A group take part in self-care activities in Mozambique
Transforming the Treatment and Prevention of Leprosy and Buruli Ulcers in Low and Middle Income Countries

Developing guidelines for leprosy centres and health centres to promote and support self-care with a particular emphasis on prevention of recurrence of ulcers in the community.

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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 researcher at our Stanley Browne Laboratory in India
Research in India

An overview of our research in India