PEOPLE during Covid-19

In the first year of the PEOPLE study (2019), a total of 101,994 persons were identified of whom 95,679 agreed to participate in the study and were examined for…

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Main objective To explore the optimal modalities and potential barriers to increase the effectiveness of door-to-door screening for Leprosy and PEP administration. Specific objectives To assess the local social…

20th International Leprosy Congress

The International Leprosy Association (ILA) once again presents its compliments to the Philippines authorities for accepting to host the 20th International Leprosy Congress (20th ILC). After “hidden challenges” in Brussels…

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While leprosy might seem like an ancient disease to many, it is very much the disease of the present in the 145 countries where it still affects people: in…

Newsletter #1

The PEOPLE project has completed its first year. After the kick-off meeting in October 2019 and subsequent preparations (ethical approvals, randomization,…), the clinical trial started recruitment in the Comoros in…