Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Centre

Unverified non-profit organisation

The Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Centre (MAHELERECEN) is an Indian NGO that provides community based preventive services such as education, detection and treatment and rehabilitation services for people suffering from leprosy. The Centre covers 250,000 people in and around Madurai in Southern India, and provides health education and leprosy awareness programmes for educational institutiosn, industrial workers and the public.

The Centre runs mobile clinics and conducts a socio-economic rehabilitation programme (SER) for people who have been cured but are deformed, helping them to improve their socio-economic status.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Give India Guide Stare India Omprakash Global Partnership for ZERO Leprosy

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Project funding; Provision all (5)

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: India

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Disability issues; Disasters and all (5)

Goods categories

Educational; Medical & scientific; Medicine & health

Business sectors

Community and social services; Medical and health