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  • Leprosy Control Division
  • Goal Further reduce the burden of leprosy and to break channel of transmission of leprosy from person to persons by providing quality services to all the affected community. Finally to make leprosy free Nepal & leprosy free World. Objectives

    • To sustain eliminate leprosy (Prevalence Rate below 1per 10,000 population) and further reduce disease burden
    • To reduce disability due to leprosy
    • Providing high quality service for all persons to affected by leprosy through integrated set-up
    • To eliminate stigma /discrimination against persons and families affected by leprosy


    • Early case detection and complete treatment
    • Provide quality services through integrated health services& capacity building of Health personnel
    • Prevention of deformity and impairment due toLeprosy
    • Rrehabilitation-Community-based (CBR)&MCBR
    • Reduce stigma and discrimination
    • Strengthen referral centers for complications management
    • Meaningful involvement of people affected by leprosy in leprosy programs,
    • Supportive supervision, monitoring and evaluation&on-site coaching
    • Operational research and studies
    • Partnership–PPP,Medical College & Participation of Local bodies

    Major Activities Undertaken During F/Y-2069/070(2012/13) Case diagnosis & management Free Drug supply Capacity building IEC/BCC, Health Education Group formation- self care/self help group for disability prevention/Income Generation Program Medical rehabilitation Community based rehabilitation Field trip and observation Material Production -Poster/Handbook/Hamrosawal (buletin)/broachers Program monitoring/supervision Central, Regional & district level field visit District review meeting Trimester performance review workshop at regional/central level Health Management Information System(HMIS) Coordination Service Delivery Point In low endemic districts – services of diagnosis and management of complications etc. to District Hospital and above -Recognized leprosy case /complication & Regular treatment delivery by SHP/HP/PHC in Low endemic district -Leprosy suspected in community & refer to Health institutions by FCHV In high endemic districts –services of diagnosis and management of complications etc. at Health Post and above -Leprosy suspected in community & refer to Health institutions by FCHV -Recognized leprosy case /complication by SHPin high endemic district Outcome of 2069/076-New Case detection:-3,253 Number of RFT Cases:-3,373 Total: 1,70,000 leprosy cases completed MDT



          Dr. Gun Raj Lohani
          Phone Number : 01-4261712

    सूचना अधिकारी


    Mahesh Pandey
          Phone Number : 01-4261436