Leprosy

WHO Global consultation with National Leprosy Programme managers, partners and affected persons on Global Leprosy Strategy 2021‒2030

12 October, 2020 |

Virtual meetings will be held for 2.5 hours on four consecutive days at two different times. This will allow participants in different countries to participate at reasonable hours. Both sessions will have identical programmes. The ‘West’ session will cover Africa, … More WHO Global consultation with National Leprosy Programme managers, partners and affected persons on Global Leprosy Strategy 2021‒2030

COR-NTD Pre-session: Addressing Stigma and the Mental Health Burden of NTDs: Country Examples of Integrated Care

9 October, 2020 |

Stigma can affect all aspects of NTD control, including health-seeking behaviour, case detection, uptake and adherence of treatment, prevention of disabilities and social inclusion. While the causes of stigma may differ between NTDs, the manifestations and consequences are remarkably similar … More COR-NTD Pre-session: Addressing Stigma and the Mental Health Burden of NTDs: Country Examples of Integrated Care

COR-NTD Pre-session: Measuring the impact of NTDs on disability, morbidity, stigma and mental ill-health

9 October, 2020 |

The majority of NTDs, particularly those affecting the skin have the potential to cause chronic ill-health and long-term disability, even after successful treatment of the underlying cause.  Stigma and discrimination associated with chronic ill-health and long-term disability have an impact … More COR-NTD Pre-session: Measuring the impact of NTDs on disability, morbidity, stigma and mental ill-health

World Leprosy Day

7 October, 2020 |

World Leprosy Day takes place on the last Sunday of January* worldwide. On World Leprosy Day we raise public awareness of leprosy, including the medical and social implications of the disease and the rights of persons affected. Social media campaigns, … More World Leprosy Day

GPZL Leadership Team Fall 2020 Conference

15 September, 2020 |

The GPZL Leadership Team holds two conferences per year. The fall 2020 meetings will take place online across three days. This event is by invitation only.

ILEP Members’ Assembly

15 September, 2020 |

The ILEP Members’ Assembly is open to ILEP member organizations. This event is by invitation only.

WHO NTD Webinar: How can youth contribute to roadmap targets?

8 July, 2020 |

The 12th 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. This event will be virtual.

Power the Partnership: End the Neglect- ONLINE EVENT

16 June, 2020 |

A global, virtual event to celebrate the achievements of the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and showcase the contribution of NTDs to power the progress in other Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3) diseases.

12th NTD NGO Network (NNN) Conference – Virtual

28 May, 2020 |

The 12th 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. This event will be virtual.

ILEP Meetings March 2020– SUSPENDED

4 March, 2020 |

Together with The Leprosy Mission International, ILEP will host meetings for ILEP members and affiliated organizations in Brentford, UK from 16 to 20 March 2020.

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