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 partner with national leprosy programmes and provide technical assistance to create country-led, customized strategies that address local needs and priorities to end leprosy.
We convene experts to advance research priorities so we can reach zero leprosy faster.
We coordinate action to advance zero leprosy in international agendas and increase resources to end leprosy worldwide.
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.
07 - 10 August
11th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID)Read more >
13-15 September 2022
NNN Conference 2022Read more >
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22 February 2022
Call for Nominations: 7 Representatives to join Leadership Team
The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy seeks to expand its Leadership Team. Seven positions are open for nominations, including two representatives of persons-affected organizations, two representatives of National Leprosy Programmes, one organizational member representative, one individual member representative, and one global health representative. Descriptions of … Read More >