19 June, 2018 | United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commisioner
States must act now to stop the widespread, systemic, multi-layered and institutionalised discrimination suffered by persons affected by leprosy and their family members, a UN human rights expert has said. “States not only have a duty, but also an obligation … More UN rights expert urges action to end “civil death” of persons affected by leprosy
17 May, 2018 | ILEP
ILEP’s Rosa Argent caught up with Courtenay Dusenbury, the Secretariat Director of the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, to find out what attracted her to the role and how important she believes the role of ILEP members will be in achieving zero leprosy.
14 May, 2018 | Smithsonian Magazine
A new study suggests the disease was far more diverse in Europe than previously believed Leprosy is one of the oldest and most notorious diseases of human history. Symptoms consistent with the leprosy are described in ancient records from India, … More Did Leprosy Originate in Europe?