To defeat leprosy in our lifetime, The Leprosy Mission is investing in research and innovation across our three strategic priorities: transmission, disability and discrimination
Our Research Priorities
The transmission of leprosy is poorly understood. We aim to change that.
Detection, monitoring and treatment of secondary impairments.
We are developing and trialling early diagnostic tests.
Looking at the links between leprosy and inner wellbeing.
Our Research Centres
Research projects listed
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.
Our researchers are looking at ways to use smartphone cameras as a field-friendly quick test for leprosy.
A look at the ENLIST consortium, an international effort to find new and better ways to treat ENL
A look at TLM Nepal's work to solve some of the major leprosy ulcer issues
An overview of our research work in Nepal