Number of persons treated with MDT since 1985
Number of registered leprosy patients
Current Leprosy Situation
210,671 are newly
diagnosed a year.
India, Brazil and Indonesia
account for 80%
of all new cases of leprosy.
192,713 patients are
on treatment .
12,189 new cases detected with visible deformity (5.7% of the total new cases).
(8.8% of total reported
61% of the patients are
multibacillary (MB) cases
39% are paucibacillary (PB).
39% of the patients
Treatment completion rates
from 75 countries varied
55% and 100% .
3,192 relapses reported from 51 countries.
Accelerating Towards a Leprosy-Free World
Zero children diagnosed with leprosy with visible deformities.
Less than 1 per million new patients with visible deformities.
Zero discriminatory laws and legislations.