Inclusive medical rehabilitation for persons with disability due to leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, and diabetes mellitus: Mapping the gap in three leprosy endemic districts in Indonesia.

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TitleInclusive medical rehabilitation for persons with disability due to leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, and diabetes mellitus: Mapping the gap in three leprosy endemic districts in Indonesia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsDenny HM, Darmawan Y, Ginandjar P, Widjanarko B, Sriatmi A, Umamah A, Sakundarno M, Prasetyanti W
Abbrev. JournalbioRxivorg
JournalbioRxiv
Year of Publication2019
Pagination1-14
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsDiabetes Mellitus, Disability, Indonesia, Leprosy, Lymphatic filariasis (LF), Medical rehabilitation
Abstract

Medical rehabilitation for person with disability in Indonesia is still an issue. This research aimed to explore Inclusive medical rehabilitation for persons with disability due to leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, and diabetes mellitus in three regions in Indonesia. The qualitative method was employed to gather data from disability patients, health workers in PHCs, medical rehabilitation services for leprosy, DM, and LF in hospitals. The results indicated that the gap on medical rehabilitation for person with disability due to leprosy, lymphatic filariasis and diabetes mellitus in three regions were due to some differences in their geographical aspects, availability of referral hospital for treating leprosy and filariasis, supervision, human resource competencies.

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