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Title: WHO Technical Advisory Group on Leprosy Control, Report on the Thirteenth Meeting, New Delhi, India, 26 November 2015
Authors: Global Leprosy Programme
Issue Date: Aug-2016
Publisher: WHO/SEARO
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: The Thirteenth Meeting of WHO Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Leprosy Control was organized in New Delhi, on 26 November 2015 to discuss and endorse the draft Global Leprosy Strategy 2016-2020; Accelerating a towards ‘leprosy-free world’ and advise on tools for implementation of the strategy by national programmes. The WHO TAG appreciated the consultative efforts taken by WHO in developing Global Leprosy Strategy 2016- 2020. The strategy was unanimously endorsed by the WHO TAG. The members of WHO TAG recommended a greater focus on “case detection campaigns” in high endemic pockets, data analysis and management of household contacts for achieving the targets set in the Global Leprosy Strategy. WHO TAG recommended WHO Global Leprosy Programme (GLP) to discuss uniform multidrug therapy (U-MDT) and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in leprosy and advise national leprosy programmes on leprosy treatment.
Description: Report of the 13th WHO TAG on Leprosy Control, 2015
Keywords: leprosy
Subject: Leprosy
Context: leprosy
Gov't Doc #: SEA-GLP-2016.2
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/250137
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