Our Ongoing Programs
Our programmes are more focused towards people affected by leprosy and persons with disabilities.
Inclusive Development Program
NLR Nepal has initiated ‘Model work Municipalities on inclusive development’ as some of the demonstration sites for further replication to remaining areas of the country based on the external evaluation done about “Our village model village” project.
Tracing activities on the incidence of leprosy in endemic areas, as well as the feasibility and acceptability of PEP at the community level as a strategy to interrupt transmission.
SDR PEP Demonstration Project
SDR Demostration project conduct on Province 5 (Bardiya), Province 4 (Nawalparasi), Province 3 (Chitwan), Province 2 (Saptari), Province 6 (Jajarkot)
PEP++ – an enhanced regimen for post-exposure prophylaxis, in which 3 doses of rifampicin and clarithromycin at Days 1, 29 and 57 (four-weekly) is given to contacts of a case.
Leprosy (also called Hansen’s disease) is an infectious disease that is disrupting the lives of millions of people through disability and exclusion. It is caused by the very slowly growing Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae).