Partnerships & Networks


The Leprosy Mission Australia was formed to raise awareness about leprosy and provide financial support to bring hope and healing to people affected by the disease.

The Leprosy Mission Northern Ireland (TLM NI) is part of a Global Fellowship of over 200 projects in 33 countries around the world. TLM NI supports projects in five countries in Africa and Asia that are transforming the lives of people affected by leprosy.

The Leprosy Mission Sweden was found in 1985 by seven communities. Their projects are conducted in collaboration with local partners in India, DR Congo, Nigeria and Bangladesh. They work for all victims, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion or political belief. Their projects are co-financed, reviewed and followed up in collaboration with the Swedish Mission Council , one of the organizations through which the state authority Sida, mediates development assistance initiatives.

The Leprosy Mission England & Wales is a global Christian organisation leading the fight against leprosy. Following Jesus Christ, they seek to bring about transformation; breaking the chains of leprosy and empowering people to attain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness. The Leprosy Mission’s Global Fellowship works in 28 countries.

ILEP is a consortium of international non-governmental organisations with a shared desire to see a world free from leprosy. Through the programmes of its Member associations, ILEP spans more than 60 countries and 1,000 project locations worldwide. Most of the global expertise in leprosy resides in ILEP’s Members and their in-country partners.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) promotes and protects Australia’s international interests to support their security and prosperity. They work with international partners and other countries to tackle global challenges, increase trade and investment opportunities, protect international rules, keep their region stable and help Australians.

 Comic Relief is a major charity based in the UK, with a vision of a just world, free from poverty. They have invested over £1 billion since 1985, supporting vulnerable people and communities in the UK and overseas. Through humour and stories of hope, they have shown that people can make a massive difference

Swedish Mission Council is an umbrella organization for churches and organizations on a Christian basis who work both in Sweden and internationally. They have faith in development, human rights and working together to end poverty

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is Sweden’s government agency for development cooperation. Through cooperation with civil society, multilateral organisations, public agencies and the private sector, they work for sustainable development and help create conditions for people living in poverty and oppression to improve their living conditions.

Stichting Liliane Fonds works closely with local partners in the implementation of programs that support equal rights and opportunities for children and young people with disabilities.


Non-Governmental Organisations

Christian Blind Mission (CBM)

Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Hospital, Okegbala, Kwara State

Holley Memorial Hospital, Ochadamu, Kogi State

International Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement (IDEA)

Hillside Community Church

Qua Ibo Church (QIC) Leprosy Hospital, Ekpene Obom, Akwa Ibom State

World Health Organization (WHO)

Australian High Commission, Nigeria

International Association of Lions Club, District 404-A2 Nigeria

Ground Square Product Shopping Mall, Abuja

Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

Presbyterian Church of Nigeria (North Synod)

United Evangelical Church (UEC) (Northern Conference)


Zagbayi Pharmacy

Stichting Liliane Fonds (Liliane Foundation)

Government Organisations

Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja

National Tuberculosis & Leprosy Control Programme

National Tuberculosis & Leprosy Training Centre, Zaria

Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development

Ministry of Education in Kogi, Niger and Sokoto States

Ministry of Health in Akwa Ibom, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Niger, Sokoto, and Zamfara States

Ministry of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Association (ILEP) Partners

Damien Foundation of Belgium (DFB)

DAHW – Deutsche Lepra -und Tuberkuloselulfe e. V. (DAHW German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association)

 Leprosy & TB Relief Initiative (LTR)