WHO plans new yaws eradication campaign

@article{Maurice2012WHOPN,
  title={WHO plans new yaws eradication campaign},
  author={J. Maurice},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2012},
  volume={379},
  pages={1377-1378}
}
“It’s just a normal part of a child’s life here in Ghana”, said Akua Mansa, pointing to the ugly boils and fl yinfested ulcers scattered over the body of Yaa, her 9-year-old daughter. “She’s got yaws. But these problems will go away as she gets older.” Meanwhile, Yaa plays alone in the dusty courtyard, shunned by other children. She does not go to school for fear of being mocked by her classmates. Yes, she has yaws, a skin and bone disease, which from time immemorial has been part of life in… Expand
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