volume 75, issue 3, P239-248 2006
DOI: 10.5025/hansen.75.239
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Abstract: The elimination of leprosy with the advent of multidrug therapy (MDT) is one of the success stories in public health. Elimination will be achieved in the regions of Western pacific and South-East Asia in near future. A biregional consultation between the WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions was held in the end of 2004 in Manila, the Philippines. A strategy document was developed during the consultation, to sustain quality leprosy services in Asia and the Pacific beyond 2005, and to further reduce th…

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