28 July, 2021 |
The “Don’t Forget Leprosy” campaign officially starts on Aug. 4 with the first webinar. Guests include Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of the WHO’s South-East Asia Region and Mr. Vagavathali Narsappa, President of India’s Association of People Affected by Leprosy. The webinar will introduce the … More Webinar: Launch of “Don’t Forget Leprosy” Campaign
24 March, 2021 |
Sasakawa Health Foundation will introduce the initiatives for the Preservation of Leprosy History in Malaysia amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Sungai Buloh Settlement is located on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. It has been established in … More Webinar: Leprosy History Preservation in Malaysia
18 February, 2021 |
On Thursday 8 and Friday 9 April 2021 from 13:30 – 17:00 (CET) the Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) is organising its sixth annual Spring Meeting. This year the event will take place online. During this meeting, the progress and results of currently … More Leprosy Research Initiative Spring Meeting
22 January, 2021 |
With the global spread of the novel coronavirus, initiatives against leprosy in various countries have been discontinued or temporarily scaled back. In order that leprosy is not forgotten amid the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure that efforts against the disease … More Webinar: Zero Leprosy for Whom in the Post-COVID World?
23 November, 2020 |
The intersecting challenges facing women affected by leprosy-related disabilities in accessing their rights to health, livelihood, & family: On the occasion of the 13th session of the UN’s Conference of the State Parties to the CRPD, The Leprosy Mission & … More Webinar: The intersecting human rights challenges facing women affected by leprosy
5 November, 2020 |
This second webinar in the series on single-dose rifampicin post-exposure prophylaxis (SDR-PEP) will address the benefits of SDR-PEP and the critical role persons affected by leprosy play in successful SDR-PEP implementation. Hear from the International Association for Integration, Dignity, and … More GPZL & WHO GLP Webinar: Persons Affected and SDR-PEP Implementation
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
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 2021
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.
1 September, 2020 |
The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy’s leadership team will convene virtually to discuss strategies and long-term milestones. This meeting is by invitation.
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.
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.