Leprosy Separates Families

A diagnosis of leprosy can lead to isolation,
 as misplaced fear of the disease leads people to persecute 
and reject even their own family.

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TLM Nigeria

Works with people and for communities affected by leprosy, other neglected tropical diseases and disabilities, to restore human dignity, self-reliance and thus facilitate the process of development.

Where We Work

Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Niger, Kwara,
Kogi, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Katsina, Nasarawa
FCT- Abuja

How it is Treated

Multi-drug therapy (MDT), the WHO recommended treatment for leprosy, is highly effective and freely available.

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Prayer Resources

The Leprosy Mission is a leading international Christian charity active in over 30 countries. Prayer continues to be central to all that we do.

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About Leprosy

While the prospects for people affected by leprosy have vastly improved, leprosy remains a disease that destroys lives and blights communities.

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Every 2 Minutes

One person is diagnosed with leprosy.

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Leprosy is Curable

Leprosy can be cured with multi-drug therapy (MDT), a combination of three antibiotics: rifampin, clofazimine and dapsone.

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Early Diagnosis & Treatment

Early signs of leprosy include spots on the skin that may be slightly red, darker or lighter than normal skin.

For World Mental Health Day, let us look at the link between leprosy, depression and anxiety. Watch Dr. Paul Tsaku, Research Advisor at TLM-Nigeria, as he guides us through some of the Mental health research that he is conducting.

Our Work

Following the example of Jesus Christ, we care first and foremost
for people. Seeing lasting change in their lives is the
truest sign of the value of our work.

Our Impact

We seek to work with people and for communities affected by leprosy to restore human 
dignity, self-reliance and thus facilitate the process of development. We seek to act as a 
determined advocate for the cause of people affected by leprosy.


Over 8000 projects completed and still ongoing across Nigeria


Over 16,000,000 people reached nationwide.

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