NLR promotes and supports health, ability and full inclusion in society for persons affected by leprosy or living with disabilities, in line with WHO’s Global Leprosy Strategy and the Triple Zero campaign of ILEP.
NLR focuses on the four most pressing issues standing in the way of a leprosy-free world.
1) Prevention and early detection of leprosy through development and promotion of innovative treatments
2) Combined approaches with other disabling diseases in order to prevent and manage disabilities
3) Empowerment of people affected by leprosy and people with disabilities
4) Reduction of stigma and discrimination
NLR is an alliance of organisations active across 5 countries: Brazil, Mozambique, India, Nepal, Indonesia.