Immigration and human rights in leprosy.

  title={Immigration and human rights in leprosy.},
  author={D. Soutar},
  journal={Leprosy review},
  volume={81 1},
  • D. Soutar
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Leprosy review
  • The World Health Organisation in the early 1990s set its goal as ‘the elimination of leprosy as a public health problem by the year 2000’. With multiple drug therapy freely available, over 15 million people have been cured since the 1980s and the elimination goal of less than one case per 10 000 population was reached at a global level by 2000 and all but a small number of countries had achieved the target by 2005. From 2006 to 2010 the WHO Global Leprosy Strategy rightly focused its attention… CONTINUE READING
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