The national leprosy eradication programme in India.

  title={The national leprosy eradication programme in India.},
  author={B N Mittal},
  journal={World health statistics quarterly. Rapport trimestriel de statistiques sanitaires mondiales},
  volume={44 1},
  • B N Mittal
  • Published 1991 in
    World health statistics quarterly. Rapport…
India has the largest leprosy problem in the world, with an estimated 4 million patients. The number of registered cases in the country was 2.4 million by June 1990, and the number of new cases detected during 1989-1990, 0.47 million. The disease prevalence varies widely from state to state and even among districts within states--8 of the 26 states… CONTINUE READING