Featured Events

LRI Spring Meeting– SUSPENDED

12 February, 2020 |

On the 2nd and 3rd of April 2020 the Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) is hosting its fifth annual Spring Meeting at Van der Valk Hotel Breukelen in the Netherlands. During this meeting, the progress and results of currently ongoing LRI funded research projects will be presented to the LRI Scientific Review Committee, the LRI Steering Committee and representatives from all funded research groups.

11th NTD NGO Network (NNN) Conference

29 January, 2020 |

The 11th Annual NTD NGO Network (NNN) Conference is an opportunity for communities who are collectively focused on research, implementation and policy work to come together to discuss and plan areas of future work that will enhance and strengthen mutual global networks.

73rd World Health Assembly

29 January, 2020 |

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly … More 73rd World Health Assembly

World NTD Day 2020

17 December, 2019 |

World NTD Day is an international awareness day for NTDs. It brings together partners to unify behind a common goal: beating NTDs. The first World NTD Day will be celebrated on 30 January 2020.  

World Leprosy Day 2020

17 December, 2019 |

World Leprosy Day is observed annually on the last Sunday in January. World Leprosy Day 2020 will focus on ending discrimination, stigma and prejudice.

Operational Excellence Coordinating Committee

14 November, 2018 |

The inaugural meeting for the Operational Excellence Working Group’s facilitators and chairs will take place this December in Amsterdam.  This meeting is by invitation.

ILEP Meetings, March 2019

14 November, 2018 |

ILEP Meetings will take place 18-20 March, hosted by American Leprosy Missions. Agenda and details to be confirmed.

World Leprosy Day

25 September, 2018 |

World Leprosy Day 2019 will focus on ending discrimination, stigma and prejudice.

2018 COR-NTD Meeting

24 July, 2018 |

The 2018 COR-NTD Meeting will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 26-27 with the theme of “Engage to Eliminate.” David Addiss, Senior Advisor to the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy and Fareed Mirza, Head of Research at the Novartis Foundation, will moderate … More 2018 COR-NTD Meeting

67th Annual ASTMH Meeting

9 May, 2018 |

The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, government, non-profits, philanthropy, NGOs, industry, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing … More 67th Annual ASTMH Meeting

ILEP meetings October 2018

9 May, 2018 |

The ILEP October meetings 2018 will take place in Brussels, Belgium, and will be hosted by the Damien Foundation.

United Nations Human Rights Council

9 May, 2018 |

The United Nations 38th session of the Human Rights Council will be held in Geneva, Switzerland. Leprosy will be discussed on 18 June.