The Meaning of Leprosy and Everyday Experiences: An Exploration in Cirebon, Indonesia

@inproceedings{Peters2013TheMO,
  title={The Meaning of Leprosy and Everyday Experiences: An Exploration in Cirebon, Indonesia},
  author={Ruth M. H. Peters and Dadun and Mimi Lusli and Beatriz Miranda-Galarza and Wim H van Brakel and Marjolein Zweekhorst and Rita Damayanti and Francisia Sse Seda and Joske Bunders and Irwanto},
  booktitle={Journal of tropical medicine},
  year={2013}
}
It is imperative to consider the meaning of leprosy and everyday experiences of people affected by leprosy and key persons in the community if one aims to make leprosy services more effective, which appears necessary in Indonesia given the large numbers of new cases detected annually. However, little is written in the international literature about the experiences of people currently being treated for leprosy, those cured, or other key informants. This paper analyses the narratives of the… CONTINUE READING
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