Vision and mission2

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Call for proposals is closed



Many aspects of the disease need further research. These include tools to interrupt transmission, test for diagnosis and sub-clinical infection, prediction and treatment of leprosy reactions, prevention of disabilities and ways to reduce stigma and discrimination and facilitate inclusionof affected persons in society. LRI supports leprosy research that will change global understanding and response to the causes and consequences of leprosy.


Apply process

Funds are disbursed through general and strategic calls for proposals. Researchers interested to apply for funding by the LRI should complete and submit a Letter of Intent (LoI), giving an outline of the intended research. As long as there is an open call an application can be submitted via the online Grant Application Portal via For the call text please refer to the page: "How we work"



Please contact Ms. Nicole Dinnissen for more information via phone: +31 20 5950 534, e-mail: or send us a message:

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