Symposium on emerging needs in leprosy research in the post elimination era: The Leprosy Mission Trust India.

  title={Symposium on emerging needs in leprosy research in the post elimination era: The Leprosy Mission Trust India.},
  author={Itu Singh and Mallika Lavania and Astha Nigam and Ravindra P. Turankar and Madhvi Ahuja and Annamma John and Utpal Sengupta},
  journal={Leprosy review},
  volume={87 1},
After the declaration of Elimination of leprosy in 2005, attention to leprosy has gradually diminished. In the last 10 years the leprosy scenario has not shown the improvement that was expected in the post elimination era the number of new cases each year show no significant decline, and the complications of leprosy continue to cause disability and deformity which leads thousands to dehabilitation and untold suffering. With the shrinking of available funds, research into leprosy has been… 
Clinical study to relook into the case definition and treatment of leprosy
It is quite evident that the presentation of leprosy is changing, this is a paradigm shift in the initial presentation and needs a relook into the existing diagnostic criteria.
Pattern and Complications of Leprosy among Patients attended Leprosy Clinic, Jesu Ashram, Siliguri, West Bengal: A 3 Years Record Based Study
  • Dr Louis Tirkey
  • Medicine
    Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research
  • 2019
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