volume 76, issue 1, P19-28 2007
DOI: 10.5025/hansen.76.19
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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 2006 was reported. Early case detection and treatment with multidrug therapy (MDT) remains the cornerstone of leprosy control. The challenge will be to establish these facilities as part of an integrated system that provides referral services for other diseases in …

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