The importance of water, sanitation and hygiene for lymphatic filariasis and leprosy care and inclusion.

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TitleThe importance of water, sanitation and hygiene for lymphatic filariasis and leprosy care and inclusion.
Publication TypeReport
AuthorsGarsed C, Waite R
Corporate AuthorsThe Leprosy Mission England and Wales, WaterAid
EditionAugust 2015
InstitutionThe Leprosy Mission England & Wales ; WaterAid UK
Year of Publication2015
Pagination24 p.
Type of Workbriefing note
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsInclusion, Leporsy, Lymphatic filariasis, Self-care, WASH, Wound care
Abstract

There are currently opportunities for the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and neglected tropical diseases (NTD) sectors to focus on integrated and holistic approaches to eliminating lymphatic filariasis and leprosy. This briefing paper developed in partnership with WaterAid, provides a starting point for effecting change.
 

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