Report of the Interregional Conference on Leprosy Control in Africa, Brazzaville, 6-10 November 1989
Interregional Conference on Leprosy Control in Africa (1989 : Brazzaville) & World Health Organization. Leprosy Control Unit. (1989). Report of the Interregional Conference on Leprosy Control in Africa, Brazzaville, 6-10 November 1989. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/61605
Gov't Doc #WHO/CDS/LEP/89.1. Unpublished
Other Language Versionsfrançais
MetadataShow full item record
Showing items related by title and MeSH subject.
Regional Committee for Africa, 57 (AFR-RC57-INF.DOC-2, 2007)1. Leprosy is an infectious and disabling disease caused by the Mycobacterium leprae, which can lead to permanent disability. The chronic symptoms often afflict individuals in their most productive stage of life and therefore impose a significant social and economic burden on society. Leprosy patients are often shunned and become isolated within their own communities. They become dependent on others for care and financial support, leading to further isolation and insecurity. At the end of 1993, the prevalence of the disease was 113 6501 cases ...
Rapport de la Conférence interrégionale sur la lutte contre la lèpre en Afrique, Brazzaville, 6-10 novembre 1989 Conférence interrégionale sur la lutte contre la lèpre en Afrique (1989: Brazzaville); World Health Organization. Leprosy Control Unit (WHO/CDS/LEP/89.1. Unpublished, 1989)