Health Services for Buruli Ulcer Control: Lessons from a Field Study in Ghana

Abstract

BACKGROUND Buruli ulcer (BU), caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans infection, is a debilitating disease of the skin and underlying tissue. The first phase of a BU prevention and treatment programme (BUPaT) was initiated from 2005-2008, in the Ga-West and Ga-South municipalities in Ghana to increase access to BU treatment and to improve early case detection and… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001187

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