Additional Resources

 

The Star January – June 2020

Read the January – June 2020  issue of The Star, radiating the light of truth on Hansen’s disease. The purpose of The Star is to: 1) Promote an educated public opinion of Hansen’s disease, 2) Serve as an advocate for … More The Star January – June 2020

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Persons Affected by Leprosy and the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis: Working Group 2 Consultative Calls Report

Emergency Response Working Group 2: Emergency Advocacy for Persons Affected, has conducted consultative calls with individual persons affected and persons affected organizations to gather information about the challenges facing persons affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. This report details these challenges and concerns, and offers recommendations of specific actions NGO and government leaders can take to address the needs and challenges of persons affected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Updated: 11/06/2020
 

Lettera aperta al Ministro degli Affari Esteri Luigi Di Maio, redatta da una rete informale e globale di persone affette dalla lebbra

Open letter to Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, written by an informal, global network of people affected by leprosy, in response to his recent public comments. 

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Updated: 04/06/2020
 

Open letter to Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, organized by a global network of people affected by leprosy

Open letter to Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, written by an informal, global network of people affected by leprosy, in response to his recent public comments. 

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Updated: 04/06/2020
 

Open letter from UN Special Rapporteur on COVID-19 and leprosy

Open letter on COVID-19 and leprosy to the UN Member States from UN Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, Alice Cruz. 

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Updated: 10/04/2020
 

Advice about leprosy and COVID-19

Advice about leprosy and COVID-19 from the WHO Global Leprosy Programme, ILEP, UN Special Rapporteur Alice Cruz, and GPZL. Includes guidance on diagnosis and clinical management of leprosy patients, public health aspects of leprosy in the COVID-19 pandemic, and services for persons living with disabilities and/or psychosocial consequences of leprosy.

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Updated: 10/04/2020
 

The Star Jul-Dec 2019

Read the 2019 issue of The Star, radiating the light of truth on Hansen’s disease. The purpose of The Star is to: 1) Promote an educated public opinion of Hansen’s disease. 2.) Serve as advocate for those who have experienced or been impacted by Hansen’s disease. 3) Foster self-empowerment of those who have experienced Hansen’s disease. Reprinted with permission from The Star, Carville, Louisiana.

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WHO Global Leprosy Update, 2018

See the latest 2018 leprosy data and WHO’s strategies to reduce the disease burden in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, No. 35/36, Vol. 94 (30 August 2019).  

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Updated: 03/09/2019
 

The Star Jan-June 2019

Read the 2019 issue of The Star, radiating the light of truth on Hansen’s disease. The purpose of The Star is to: 1) Promote an educated public opinion of Hansen’s disease. 2.) Serve as advocate for those who have experienced or been impacted by Hansen’s disease. 3) Foster self-empowerment of those who have experienced Hansen’s disease. Reprinted with permission from The Star, Carville, Louisiana.

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Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Charter

The Charter for the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy details policies and procedures for governance of the partnership.

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FactSheet: Special Rapporteur’s report to the Human Rights Council

A fact sheet about Leprosy, human rights issues associated with the disease, and the role of the the Special Rapporteur from Alice Cruz.

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Updated: 01/06/2018
 

Results from 2030 Targets Survey

For input in WHO’s post-2020 strategy, a February 2019 survey gathered feedback on potential global targets for 2030, grouped under the Triple Zero format. Special thanks to ILEP’s Technical Commission for designing the survey questions and Monty Mokhayer, ILEP Office, … More Results from 2030 Targets Survey

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Updated: 09/04/2019
 

International Task Force for Disease Eradication-Summary

The summary of the 2018 meeting of the  International Task Force for Disease Eradication , published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record.

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The Star 2018

Read the 2018 issue of The Star, radiating the light of truth on Hansen’s disease. The purpose of The Star is to: 1) Promote an educated public opinion of Hansen’s disease. 2.) Serve as advocate for those who have experienced or been impacted by Hansen’s disease. 3) Foster self-empowerment of those who have experienced Hansen’s disease. Reprinted with permission from The Star, Carville, Louisiana.

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WHO Global Leprosy Update, 2017

See the latest 2017 leprosy data and WHO’s strategies to reduce the disease burden in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, No. 35, Vol. 93 (31 August 2018).  

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Updated: 06/09/2018
 

WHO Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Leprosy

These Guidelines provide state-of-the-art knowledge and evidence on leprosy diagnosis, treatment and prevention based on a public health approach in endemic countries.

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Updated: 23/08/2018
 

Special Rapporteur First Report

First report of Ms. Alice Cruz, the UN Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members.   

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Updated: 19/06/2018
 

Infolep

Infolep is the one-stop source of information for leprosy and related issues, offering easy access to over 27,500 publications.

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Updated: 31/05/2018