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Curing the stigma of leprosy

@inproceedings{Dundee2005CuringTS,
  title={Curing the stigma of leprosy},
  author={Duncarse Rd Dundee},
  year={2005}
}
  • Duncarse Rd Dundee
  • Published 2005
  • The stigma of leprosy is a real phenomenon in many people’s lives that affects their physical, psychological, social and economical well-being. There are many causes for this damaging image of leprosy. There is no one easy answer to dispelling this image; it is something that has to be done in partnership with communities and patients. Many papers document the effects of stigma, but few discuss or trial solutions. Education and media campaigns counteract false beliefs about leprosy and raise… CONTINUE READING

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