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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 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

A team working on LPRF ulcer care
Research in Nepal

An overview of our research work in Nepal

Dr Albert Pobon at a clinic in Bangladesh
Research in Bangladesh

An overview of our research in Bangladesh

A researcher at our Stanley Browne Laboratory in India
Research in India

An overview of our research in India