Global Partnership For Zero Leprosy Aims To Accelerate Progress Toward Leprosy Elimination

Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy: New Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy launches to accelerate progress toward a world without leprosy
“Ahead of World Leprosy Day on Sunday 28 January 2018, several leading leprosy groups have joined forces to launch a Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy to accelerate progress towards a world without leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease. … The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy will coordinate action in three key areas: (1) accelerating research in new diagnostic and therapeutic tools, interventions, and strategies to interrupt leprosy transmission; (2) mobilizing technical assistance and expertise to strengthen existing national programs and accelerate translation of new evidence into action; and (3) increasing advocacy and fundraising…” (1/26).

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