(This website depicts the work of NLR in India and NLR India Foundation (A Local Trust).)
With our Covid-19 Emergency Response, as of 18th June ’21, we have helped 1,31,677 people: 3,964 persons were leprosy-affected; 11,539 persons guided on Covid-19 appropriate behaviour; 2,248 for Vaccination; 75 persons helped with hospital admission Oxygen & ICU beds; 11 persons provided contacts for Ambulance; 42 persons provided contacts for Oxygen; and 15 persons provided contacts for purchase of lifesaving medications.

FAQs on Leprosy

Can everyone get leprosy?
No. Have you ever seen everyone, around you,suffering from any of the disease? Are all sneezing & having running nose? Are all suffering from diarrhea and dehydration? Similar is the case of leprosy that everyone doesn't suffer from leprosy. It indicates that our body responds to different infections differently. This is individuals ' capacity to resist a disease or infection, which is also known as immunity or resistance of the body.
What is body resistance/immunity?
What leads to development of disease?
Why all of us don't develop all the diseases?
Why everyone is not suffering from leprosy?
Facts about Leprosy
Can I live with a person infected/suffering with leprosy?
Does the children of persons affected by leprosy have the risk of developing the disease?
Leprosy is not hereditary; susceptibility depends on Body resistance/immunity.
Can persons affected by leprosy be employed?
Can a leprosy patient be treated at Home?
Which are the centers for rehabilitation"of persons affected by leprosy?
Whether the treatment is life long?
Can the leprosy treated patient with disabilities get the facilities of disabled persons?
Can leprosy deformity be corrected?
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