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Rawalpindi Leprosy Hospital, Zafar ul haq Road, Rawalpindi

Neglected Tropical Diseases Clinic

The Rawalpindi Leprosy Hospital (RLH) was established in 1904. RLH is the base and referral hospital for leprosy in the Northern half of Pakistan. The hospital has 97 beds basically for patients with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and tuberculosis (TB). There is a daily outpatient clinic for NTD and TB patients, an eye clinic, a skin clinic, a general physiotherapy department, a small surgical unit and an orthopedic shoe workshop. Great importance is given to the prevention and treatment of disabilities and to the physical, psychological and social rehabilitation of cured leprosy and cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) patients into mainstream society There are also regular training programmes on leprosy and TB in cooperation with the World Health Organization and the Provincial Health Departments.

ALP is running 18 leprosy clinics in Punjab and Hazara Division of KPK. The majority of leprosy patients is served in these clinics, only patients with special needs are referred to RLH. There are also regular family contact surveys and skin camps for early case-finding in the communities.