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Leprosy: The challenges ahead for India

Abstract
In India and rest of the world, there has been a tremendous decline in the number of leprosy patients over the last four decades. However, one of the major challenges faced by India is the continued occurrence of new leprosy cases, evidenced by almost a static new case detection rate (NCDR) over the last decade. The article discusses the challenges faced by the country and the solutions available for achieving the target of ‘Zero Leprosy’.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Rao PN
Year of Publication
2021
Journal
Journal of Skin and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Volume
0
Number of Pages
1-5
Language
eng
ISSN Number
2582-3175
DOI
10.25259/jsstd_42_2021
Publication Language
eng