17 February 2022 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

World Leprosy Day 2022: Events Around the World

World Leprosy Day is recognized internationally on the last Sunday of January to increase public awareness of leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease. This year it was celebrated on 30 January 2022. Organizations of persons affected by leprosy and leprosy community partners traditionally organize in-person … Read More >

17 March 2021 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

World Leprosy Day 2021: Events Around the World

World Leprosy Day is recognized internationally on the last Sunday of January to increase the public awareness of leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease. This slideshow showcases ways the leprosy community celebrated World Leprosy Day in 2021.

12 February 2020 · Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

World Leprosy Day 2020: Celebrations around the world

Communities and partners came together last month to celebrate World Leprosy Day with events and gatherings all over the world. View our interactive map to see images from some of these celebrations.