23 November 2021 · Morhan

Morhan Women’s Group invites women affected by Hansen’s disease to join virtual meetings

Dear friends of NGOs and grassroots organizations of persons affected by Hansen’s disease from Africa and Asia, We are the women’s group of Morhan – Movement for the Reintegration of Persons Affected by Hansen’s Disease in Brazil. With great joy, we are holding international meetings … Read More >

22 March 2021 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

A GPZL convoca Partes Envolvidas a Abordar os Desafios no Fornecimento da PQT

A Parceria Global para a Hanseníase Zero (GPZL) convocou um grupo de partes envolvidas em hanseníase para um encontro virtual em 25 de fevereiro de 2021 para discutir o fornecimento da poliquimioterapia (PQT). Os participantes da reunião buscavam um melhor entendimento das complexidades no fornecimento … Read More >

2 March 2021 · NLR International

New NLR study predicts 90% leprosy reduction through preventive treatment of 40 million people in 22 years

To interrupt leprosy transmission and reduce annual new cases significantly, contact tracing and preventive treatment needs to be implemented in all leprosy-endemic countries Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 1, 2021 – New research by NLR, until No Leprosy Remains (NLR) and Erasmus University MC, published in PLOS Neglected Tropical … Read More >

29 January 2021 · Sasakawa Leprosy Initiative

“Right to Work” Is Theme of 16th Global Appeal to End Stigma and Discrimination against Persons Affected by Leprosy

TOKYO/BRUSSELS, January 28, 2021 – The 16th Global Appeal to End Stigma and Discrimination against Persons Affected by Leprosy will be launched in an online ceremony on January 31, 2021, World Leprosy Day. Organized by Sasakawa Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) Initiative, this year’s appeal is endorsed by the International … Read More >

14 December 2020 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

Women affected by leprosy speak out about COVID-19 challenges

Women affected by leprosy share concerns of the community of persons affected during the COVID-19 pandemic in a video, recently released by GPZL. By learning from these women affected by leprosy, the NTD community can strengthen strategies to reach zero discrimination, zero stigma, and zero disability for persons affected by leprosy and other NTDs worldwide. And by looking to the experts on the ground, including those who have experienced NTDs, NGOs and governments can better fill in the gaps in COVID-19 response.

11 June 2019 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

Dr. Anil Kumar’s Vision of an India Without Leprosy

Dr. Anil Kumar is a man on a mission: an India free of new leprosy cases by 2030 is his goal. His leadership and persistence, coupled with strong political support and partnerships at the community, state, national and global levels, is transforming both understanding of the disease and the way leprosy is treated in the country.

9 July 2018 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

Lessons from the field in Bihar, India

Courtenay Dusenbury, Secretariat Director of the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL), recently traveled to Bihar, India. In this article, she shares her observations of how the region is making progress despite challenging circumstances. The expertise of local partners, such as the professionals in Bihar, will be major contributors to the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy’s work.