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Status of Leprosy in the Region of the Americas
This fact sheet describes and illustrates the current situation for leprosy (Hansen's disease) in the Region of the Americas, in a context of eliminating the disease as a public-health problem and the reduction in its incidence resulting from the use of multidrug therapy (MDT). It contains a table with data from the countries and a map showing leprosy prevalence, as well as a summary of current activities and challenges.  (9/Aug/2005)
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