National programme managers for leprosy elimination
Other Titlesreport of an intercountry meeting, Kathmandu, Nepal, 6-8 January 2005
AbstractThis is an annual meeting of the National Leprosy Programme Managers of the Member States of the Region. The general objective of the meeting was to undertake an overview of the progress of leprosy elimination in the Region and plan for the future. The specific objectives included a review of the progress of implementation of leprosy activities in Member States during the biennium 2003-2004, discuss implementation of the country plans for the biennium 2004-2005 and to identify country-specific constraints and make appropriate recommendations for intensification of activities. There were a total of 40 participants which included representatives from eight leprosy-endemic countries of the Region, and representatives from seven partners supporting leprosy activities in the Region. The publication includes current global/regional progress, country reports, state/provincial reports from India and Nepal, and a special presentation on "Role of partners". The recommendations of the meeting are divided into those for countries which are yet to achieve elimination and those which have achieved elimination at national level.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2005). National programme managers for leprosy elimination. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205545