27 April 2021 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

The Partnership’s Mission to Côte d’Ivoire

The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) conducted its country review of Côte d’Ivoire in mid-April. The review was requested by Côte d’Ivoire’s National Leprosy Programme, headed by Dr. Marcellin Assie. The objective of the country review was to take stock of the programme’s current … Read More >

Message for World Leprosy Day 2021: From Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination


22 January 2019 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

Photos: Looking back on a year

The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy officially began in January 2018, just before World Leprosy Day. In one year, we’ve grown to over 400 members, launched two working groups, and have begun the work of creating a research agenda for zero leprosy and tools to … Read More >

13 December 2018 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

Inaugural Operational Excellence meeting, Amsterdam

Managers from national leprosy programmes, along with representatives from ILEP organizations, are directing the upcoming efforts of the Operational Excellence working group.  They travelled from afar to participate in the inaugural Operational Excellence meeting, held 6-7 December in Amsterdam.

15 November 2018 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

Photos: Visiting Sri Lanka

Courtenay Dusenbury and Christine Fenenga of the secretariat team recently spent time in the Galle District of Sri Lanka. See their photos and learn more about the Sri Lanka leprosy programme, the Udugama Hospital’s satellite clinic, and the country’s innovations to track cases and serve its communities.