9 March 2022


The National Leprosy Programme of Tanzania became a GPZL partner in 2020. The programme is led by Dr Deus Vedastus Kamara.

Tanzania’s Path to Zero Leprosy: Q&A with Dr Kamara

In May 2022, Tanzania’s National Leprosy Programme developed a Zero Leprosy Action Plan together with national and international partners. The county’s National Leprosy Programme Manager, Dr Deusdedit Kamara, shares their progress to date and how they will move the new Zero Leprosy agenda forward. What … Read More >

Tanzania’s National Programme develops action plan to achieve zero leprosy

The National Leprosy Programme of Tanzania, in collaboration with partners working to achieve a Zero Leprosy status and the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, convened to take the Roadmap one step further and develop a national Zero Leprosy Action Plan.

Tanzania’s Zero Leprosy Country Review

The National Leprosy Programme of Tanzania conducted a review of leprosy activities in partnership with the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) in late November. The review was requested by Tanzania’s National Leprosy Programme, headed by Dr Deusdedit Kamara. The objective of the country review … 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 >

SDR-PEP Webinar Series: Post Exposure Prophylaxis in Leprosy Programs

Explore the process of starting SDR-PEP with five presentations from leprosy experts and representatives from National Leprosy Programmes that have begun PEP implementation.