About us

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The Philippine Leprosy Mission, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit church-related agency dedicated to the welfare of persons with leprosy and persons affected by leprosy. We look forward to a leprosy-free Philippines for the glory of God.

What is Leprosy?

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Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s Disease is a chronic,mildly communicable disease caused by infectiona from Mycobacterium leprae, a rod-shaped, acid-fast bacillus. It primarily affects the skin; the mucous membranes, especially those in the nose; and the peripheral nervous system.

You can help

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Through your donations, you can help make a huge difference in the lives of persons affected by leprosy and their families. PLM helps persons affected by leprosy (PALs) and their direct dependents by providing educational grants for their schooling.

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Leprosy Awareness Campaigns

PLM broke ground once more in its advocacy to reduce the stigma of leprosy. We did a ‘first’ when we  appeared live on air and on TV in DZMM Teleradyo’s Magandang Gabi, Doc  (Feb. 7, 2013) with a treated leprosy patient and PLM scholar, Dazelle Ann Coucher. Daz was hailed by the hosts, Nina Corpuz and Dr Luisa […]