[History of Hansen's disease control policy in the United States].

Abstract

Federal government set up the institutions for the study and treatment of Hansen's disease patients in Hawaii in 1905. Then in 1917, a legislation was made to build a national leprosarium (leper home), authorize the Surgeon General (SG) to receive into that institution any person afflicted with leprosy who presents himself or herself for care, detention… (More)

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