volume 81, issue 1_2, P145-154 2012
DOI: 10.5025/hansen.81.145
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Abstract: The epidemiological situation of leprosy is reported by the health division of each country to WHO. The reported data is collected by WHO and is immediately run on the Weekly Epidemiological Record. On this latest edition, data from the beginning of 2010 was reported. The Enhanced global strategy for further reducing the disease burden due to leprosy (plan period: 2011-2015) emphasizes reducing grade-2 disabilities among new cases. The burden of leprosy continues to decline globally as a result of sustained ef…

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