The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted leprosy control and prevention activities and disproportionately impacted the lives of persons experiencing leprosy. This Leprosy and COVID-19 page provides access to guidance documents, training modules and online resources related to leprosy and COVID-19 provided by the WHO, the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL), the International Disability Alliance and other parties. These resources can be accessed through the following links.
World Health Organization
The WHO has developed guidance, training modules and online resources on safe implementation of NTD services to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.
Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy
GPZL has established three COVID-19 working groups to address the leprosy community’s key challenges and spearhead emergency response. Go to the Zero Leprosy COVID-19 hub to find our more about their work, the latest advice, resources and news related to leprosy and COVID-19.
International Disability Alliance
The International Disability Alliance (IDA) has set up a COVID-19 page where you can find resources, practical tools, recommendations and campaigns on how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities and ensure inclusive policies.
Follow the link below to access all publications on leprosy and COVID-19 included in the Infolep database.
Share your resources with us
If you have any updates on the impact of COVID-19 on persons affected by leprosy or want to share best practices or interesting research, please send your resources directly to Infolep.