• Leprosy is fully curable
    Leprosy is not contagious
    Leprosy is not hereditary
  • Medicine (Multi Drug Therapy-MDT) is
    available free of charge
  • People who have been treated may have
    deformity, but are no longer infectious

Leprosy Database

Founder's Message

My first encounter with people affected by leprosy was some 40 years ago, when I visited a leprosy colony in South Korea.

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Girigobardhan Colony

An excellent example of women empowerment, the project started by 14 women with 28 goats boasts of more than 120 goats today. The ...

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