9 March 2022


The National Leprosy Programme of Nigeria became a GPZL partner in 2020. The programme is led by Dr Anyaike Chukwuma and Dr Adebayo Peters.

Open letter to Bishop David Oyedepo in response to stigmatizing comments about leprosy 

The following is an open letter from Purple Hope Initiative Nigeria, an organization of women and children affected by Hansen’s disease, to Bishop David Oyedepo in response to his stigmatizing comments about leprosy. Dear Bishop David Oyedepo, As a Nigerian organization of people who have … 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 >