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.
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The ILEP office is looking for a CEO to lead the ILEP Network towards our NGO Members’ common goal of zero leprosy. Could it be you?Read More
“Coordination is one of the pillars of ILEP when it was created. It still is today, and will be even more tomorrow…” Alex Jaucot on the importance of country coordination.Read More
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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