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woman sat on a hospital bed, smiling at the camera. He right arm is in plaster of paris
Heal Nepal

Heal Nepal works through local communities to provide cutting-edge treatments and care to end suffering and disability caused by leprosy and lymphatic filariasis.

Mozambique Mission Zero

This new project will improve leprosy knowledge and skills in areas of high transmission, increase early detection of the disease, and ensure that local communities have the skills and confidence to solve their ongoing health and environmental challenges in a way that is relevant to their own local context.

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.

A lady who attended our research clinic in Nepal
Our work to prevent leprosy through PEP

Details of TLM's work to develop a post-exposure prophylaxis that could prevent leprosy

A family in Bangladesh smiles for the camera
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

A boy has a skin mark on his arm examined by a leprosy worker
Using smartphones to detect leprosy

Our researchers are looking at ways to use smartphone cameras as a field-friendly quick test for leprosy.