Neglected tropical diseases

World Leprosy Day

Date: 28 January 2018
Venue: Worldwide

World Leprosy Day is observed on the last Sunday of January each year, and this year, it falls on 28 January. The theme for 2018 is ‘Zero Disabilities in Girls and Boys’. By working together and through early case detection, diagnosis and treatment as well as social inclusion, the world can come closer to eliminating leprosy.