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Leprosy
- Surveillance
- Prevention and Control
- PAHO Activities
- Other PAHO Materials
- General Info/Links

What's New

Clinton Global Initiative Video on Neglected Tropical Diseases

PAHO Communicable Disease Research Program (CDR)

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Other PAHO/WHO Materials

Books from Other Sources (including e-books)

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Priorities in Health

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Definitions and Terms in Implementation Research and Health Systems Research

Newsletters

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Global Leprosy Situation, 2006

Peer-Reviewed Journals

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Tackling Neglected Diseases in Latin America

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Prevention, control, and elimination of neglected diseases in the Americas: Pathways to integrated, inter-programmatic, inter-sectoral action for health and development

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Pan American Journal of Public Health - Vol. 9, No. 2, February 2001

General Documents

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Frequently-Asked Questions about Leprosy Elimination

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Brazil Leprosy Campaign Evaluation

Product Types and/or Keywords:
Product Types (register under only one):
PAHO Books, PAHO E-Books, Other Books, Bulletins, Magazines, Newsletters, Peer Reviewed Journals, General Documents, Articles, Monographs, Bibliographical Databases
Keywords (no limit, or key in Product type/s in keyword field for cross-referencing): PAHO features Leprosy, Bibliographies

Regional Situation

- Data to 2006
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Detection Rate
- 2006
- 2005
- 2004

 

Updates on Brazilian Campaign

- Government backs appeal to end stigma, discrimination
- Less cases, drop in incidence
- Government commitment to eliminating leprosy
 

WHO

- Elimination of Leprosy as a Public-Health Problem
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Leprosy Page
- English
- español
- français

- Global Situation 2005
 

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