29 August 2019


The 20th International Leprosy Conference will take in place Manila, Philippines from September 9-13, 2019.  The conference will be a privileged opportunity for scientists, researchers, health staff, partners and individuals affected by leprosy to interact, discuss and share experiences in a variety of fields.


Research funded by the LRI is well represented with over 30 oral and poster presentations!

The time schedule for the LRI-funded project presentations can be downloaded here. Please note that unexpected changes to this programme may still occur and we advise you to check the final programme against the overview provided here.


The LRI has two oral presentations during this meeting:

  1. "The LRI perspective on leprosy research" - Thursday 12th September from 8:45-9:00 at the Reception Hall (plenary)
  2. "Identifying research priorities for Leprosy: a mixed-method approach" - Thursday 12th September from 13:30-13:45 in Room 7 (Session 24) 


We will also be exhibiting. Feel free to visit us at our LRI booth. We love to give you additional information on the LRI, provide you with lists of publications from the LRI-funded projects, and more! You may also sign up for our external reviewers database and contribute to our work.


We look forward to meeting many of you during the conference!