Resources


    WHO Global Leprosy Update, 2018

    Published: 3 September, 2019

    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

    Research Report: Diagnostics

    Published: 11 July, 2019

    The GPZL’s Research Agenda Working Group analyzed current research and developed priorities in several key areas that could accelerate progress towards zero leprosy. Download the report on diagnostics here.

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    Research Report: Vaccines

    Published: 27 June, 2019

    The GPZL’s Research Agenda Working Group analyzed current research and developed priorities in several key areas that could accelerate progress towards zero leprosy. Download the report on vaccines here.

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    Research Report: Stigma

    Published: 27 June, 2019

    The GPZL’s Research Agenda Working Group analyzed current research and developed priorities in several key areas that could accelerate progress towards zero leprosy. Download the report on stigma here.

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    Research Report: Operational Research

    Published: 27 June, 2019

    The GPZL’s Research Agenda Working Group analyzed current research and developed priorities in several key areas that could accelerate progress towards zero leprosy. Download the report on operational research here.

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    Research Report: Epidemiologic Modeling

    Published: 27 June, 2019

    The GPZL’s Research Agenda Working Group analyzed current research and developed priorities in several key areas that could accelerate progress towards zero leprosy. Download the report on epidemiologic modeling here.

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    Research Report: Disability

    Published: 27 June, 2019

    The GPZL’s Research Agenda Working Group analyzed current research and developed priorities in several key areas that could accelerate progress towards zero leprosy. Download the report on disability here.

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    Research Report: Digital Health

    Published: 27 June, 2019

    The GPZL’s Research Agenda Working Group analyzed current research and developed priorities in several key areas that could accelerate progress towards zero leprosy. Download the report on digital health here.

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    Research Report: Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

    Published: 27 June, 2019

    The GPZL’s Research Agenda Working Group analyzed current research and developed priorities in several key areas that could accelerate progress towards zero leprosy. Download the report on post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) here.

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    Results from 2030 Targets Survey

    Published: 27 March, 2019

    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, for implementing the survey and analysis.

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    Updated: 09/04/2019

    International Task Force for Disease Eradication-Summary

    Published: 18 February, 2019

    The summary of the 2018 meeting of the  International Task Force for Disease Eradication, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record. The meeting was held April 2018 at The Carter Center in Atlanta. Experts met to review the status of global elimination of leprosy (also known as Hansen’s disease), the availability of better diagnostic testing and treatment, reduction in social stigma, and research on the potential reservoir in armadillos.

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    GPZL Reports on Research Priorities

    Published: 7 November, 2019

    Reports on GPZL’s research priorities submitted to Leprosy Review, published in the September 2019 issue.

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    Letter: Update on the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL)

    Published: 7 November, 2019

    Letter to the Editor submitted to Leprosy Review, published in the September 2019 issue. This letter details the progress of the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy and lays out the Partnership’s goals for the future.

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    The Star Jul-Dec 2019

    Published: 18 November, 2019

    Read the July-December 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

    Published: 3 September, 2019

    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

    Published: 27 June, 2019

    Read the January-June 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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    FactSheet: Special Rapporteur’s report to the Human Rights Council

    Published: 1 April, 2019

    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

    The Star 2018

    Published: 7 January, 2019

    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

    Published: 6 September, 2018

    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

    Published: 23 August, 2018

    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

    Published: 27 June, 2018

    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

    Published: 31 March, 2018

    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

    Meeting Notes, August 2019

    Published: 3 September, 2019

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – August 2019 Teleconference

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    Meeting Notes, July 2019

    Published: 23 July, 2019

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – July 2019 Teleconference

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    Meeting Notes, June 2019

    Published: 20 June, 2019

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – June 2019 Teleconference

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    Meeting Notes, May 2019

    Published: 13 May, 2019

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – May 2019 Teleconference

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    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Charter

    Published: 9 April, 2019

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

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    Meeting Notes, March 2019

    Published: 15 March, 2019

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – March 2019 Teleconference

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    A Framework for Engaged Research to Reach Zero Leprosy

    Published: 12 March, 2019

    The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy’s initial framework to guide the creation of a research agenda. Click below to read the framework.

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    Updated: 12/03/2019

    Meeting Notes, February 2019

    Published: 18 February, 2019

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – February 2019 Teleconference

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    Meeting Notes, January 2019

    Published: 14 January, 2019

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – January Teleconference

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    Operational Excellence Inaugural Steering Team Meeting

    Published: 12 January, 2019

    The objectives of this meeting were to familiarize the steering team members with the  plans of the Operational Excellence Working Group and their individual roles in it. (Amsterdam December 2018).

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    Meeting Notes, December 2018

    Published: 2 January, 2019

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – December Teleconference

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    Meeting Notes, November 2018

    Published: 26 November, 2018

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – November Teleconference

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    Operational Excellence Terms of Reference

    Published: 26 November, 2018

    The Operational Excellence Working Group will foster the use, scale-up, monitoring, and evaluation of best practices in national leprosy control programmes. Click on a button below to read the Terms of Reference.

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    Updated: 26/11/2018

    Meeting Notes, October 2018

    Published: 12 November, 2018

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – Strategy meeting in Brussels 11-12 October.

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    Meeting Notes, 30 August 2018

    Published: 17 September, 2018

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – Teleconference

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    Meeting Notes: Operational Excellence Working Group

    Published: 5 September, 2018

    A coordinating committee outlined themes and criteria in a planning meeting for the Operational Excellence working group (Basel, Switzerland, August 2018).

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    Meeting Notes: Research Agenda Working Group

    Published: 4 September, 2018

    Facilitators and advisors met to plan next steps for the Research Agenda Working Group (Basel, Switzerland, August 2018).

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    Meeting Notes, 1 August 2018

    Published: 28 August, 2018

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – Teleconference

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    Meeting Notes, July 2018

    Published: 8 August, 2018

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – Teleconference

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    Meeting Notes, June 2018

    Published: 27 June, 2018

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – Teleconference

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    Organizational Charter

    Published: 1 June, 2018

    The charter defines the purpose, principles and operating framework for the partnership.

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    Updated: 30/04/2018

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Published: 28 May, 2018

    What is the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy? What will the partnership do? How was the partnership formed?

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    Updated: 20/04/2018

    Research Agenda Terms of Reference

    Published: 26 May, 2018

    The Leprosy Research Agenda Working Group will develop an aligned research agenda for current and potential future innovations in diagnostics, strategies, and interventions to contribute to zero leprosy.

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    Updated: 09/05/2018

    Meeting Notes, March 2018

    Published: 16 May, 2018

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Inaugural Meeting at Lepra in Colchester, UK.

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    Updated: 22/03/2018

    Meeting Notes, April 2018

    Published: 10 May, 2018

    Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Leadership Team Meeting – Teleconference.

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    Updated: 30/04/2018