The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) is a coalition committed to ending leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease. Our members include individuals and organizations who share our triple-zero vision of no disease, no disability, and no discrimination or stigma.
- organizational members
- individual members
- country partnerships
- best practices
- 200,000 people
diagnosed each year
- 5 million people
living with leprosy-related disability and stigma
- 150 countries
with active transmission
- 130 laws
discriminate against people who have experienced leprosy
We work with country governments and convene international and in-country stakeholders to map leprosy and scale up deployment of zero transmission tools.
We build consensus on critical research to interrupt transmission and steer researchers, investors and developers on the path towards zero transmission research priorities.
We promote a person-centred approach to leprosy services and set global standards for the prioritization of people and their rights in the journey towards zero leprosy.
Zero Leprosy Toolkit
The Zero Leprosy Toolkit is a free set of field-tested best practices designed to support countries in their work toward ending leprosy and its associated disabilities and stigma.
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7 February 2024
Executive Director Recruitment
The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, a multi-stakeholder global coalition, is recruiting an Executive Director whose overall role will be to lead and support the partners towards achievement of GPZL’s purposes and objectives. More information on the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) can be … Read More >
14 December 2023
New Strategy 2024-2026
The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) is a coalition committed to ending leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease. GPZL convenes stakeholders, links expertise, and empowers and leverages the collective strengths of our members towards the ultimate goal of zero leprosy: zero infection and disease, … Read More >