9 March 2022


The National Leprosy Programme of Ghana became a GPZL partner in 2020. The programme is led by Dr Benedict Quao.

Ghana creates action plan to end leprosy

The National Leprosy Programme of Ghana, in collaboration with partners working to end leprosy around Ghana and the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, developed a Zero Leprosy Action Plan in the first week of December.

Ghana’s Zero Leprosy Country Review

In November 2020, the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy worked with the Ghanaian National Leprosy Programme to conduct a country review and develop a roadmap to zero leprosy for Ghana. This video highlights our country review process, which is one component of the Zero Leprosy … Read More >

The Partnership’s Mission to Ghana

In late November the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy conducted its country review of Ghana. The review was requested by the Ghanaian National Leprosy Programme, headed by Dr Benedict Quao. The objective of the country review was to take stock of the programme’s current status … Read More >

GPZL’s 2020 Country Partners

The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) is working toward a world without leprosy through a country-by-country strategy. We bring together partners in-country and international stakeholders to work on country-led customized strategies that address local needs and priorities to end leprosy (Hansen’s disease). The Global … Read More >

Q&A: Meet Dr. Quao, Ghana’s National Leprosy Programme Manager

Dr. Benedict Quao leads the National Leprosy Programme in Ghana, and is the newest member of the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy’s Leadership Team. We sat down with Dr. Quao to talk about his work in Ghana and the role of the partnership in supporting National Leprosy Programme Managers.