HRSA’s National Hansen’s Disease Program

May 13, 2024

HRSA’s National Hansen’s Disease Program

Since 1984, The Health Resource and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) National Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) Program (NHDP) has served as the epicenter of Hansen’s disease, including free consultations, trainings, and medications for leprosy treatment at no cost to the patient.

The NHDP Program’s Clinical Center is located in Baton Rouge, LA and also manages an ambulatory care network of 16 Federally supported outpatient clinics across 10 states and Puerto Rico where patients can receive the following medical care for Hansen’s disease-related condition, free of charge:

  • Antibiotics
  • Pathology diagnostic services
  • Physician visits at NHDP and clinics

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