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About Leprosy


What is Leprosy?

Leprosy is a chronic disease caused by a bacillus, Mycobacterium leprae.
Also known as Hansen's Disease, it is recognized as a Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD).
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The Cure

The good news is that leprosy can be cured!
A combination of drugs called Multi-Drug Therapy can cure leprosy.
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Caring For The Whole Person

The cure is only the beginning of the care and support TLMC offers to those affected by leprosy.
Our holistic approach offers care throughout the process of medical treatment and beyond.
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History of leprosy 

History of Leprosy

The history of leprosy is a long and interesting one.

Frequently Asked Questions about Leprosy
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