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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 70  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 269--276

Recent advances in the control programs and therapy of leprosy


Department of Dermatology, Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, India

Correspondence Address:
P Narasimha Rao
B-48, Income Tax Colony, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad - 500 028
India
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Leprosy control programs, including multi-drug therapy for leprosy, have undergone significant changes over the last few years. With the process of integration of leprosy into general health services taking place all over India, dermatologists are more responsible for the care of leprosy patients than ever before. This article attempts to highlight some of the important changes in control programs and advances in the therapy of leprosy.






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