Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice about leprosy among patients and their families in a rural community in Tamil Nadu.

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Leprosy as a social disease has been a major public health problem because of the social stigma and ignorance attached to it. This has made it difficult for our health care delivery system in their pursuit for early diagnosis and prompt treatment. This study was done with the objective of assessing the present knowledge, attitude and practice of leprosy… (More)

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@article{Stephen2014AssessmentOK, title={Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice about leprosy among patients and their families in a rural community in Tamil Nadu.}, author={Thattiparthi Stephen and Immanuel Selvaraj and Paul Parameswari}, journal={Indian journal of leprosy}, year={2014}, volume={86 1}, pages={7-14} }