Global view: Working worldwide to end leprosy
Leprosy still affects hundreds of thousands of people in more than 100 countries worldwide. In 2016, 110 countries detected new cases of the disease.
Dive into our interactive map to find out more about which projects ILEP members are working on, where, and why.
Latest News, Events & Tweets
Lepra has published new research which found 30% more women living with leprosy in Bihar, India, than the Indian government.Read More
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New Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy launches to accelerate progress toward a world without leprosyRead More
Why we are needed
Our Triple Zero campaign is needed as leprosy is still being transmitted and stigma persists. To understand the difference we are making, and target our efforts most effectively, we collect and measure data every year.
Every two minutes someone is diagnosed with leprosy
18,230 girls and boys were diagnosed with leprosy in 2016
At least 50 laws are in place worldwide that discriminate against people affected by leprosy