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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

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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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Promoting mental health and wellbeing of people affected by skin NTDs

The Neglected Mind-Skin Link project is piloting the WHO Guide on Mental Health and NTD Integration.