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Global leprosy update, 2016: accelerating reduction of disease burden - Weekly Epidemiological Record 2017

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Original or alternative title 
Situation de la lèpre dans le monde, 2016: accélération de la réduction de la charge de morbidité - Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2016
Series or system 
WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)
Data type
Summary 

The Global leprosy update, 2016: accelerating reduction of disease burden bulletin reports on the state of leprosy from 2007-2016 for various countries, territories, and WHO regions. Tables in the report include prevalence, trends, distribution, and relapse of the disease, and are aggregated by country, year and/or WHO region.

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Citation
Journal 
WHO Wkly Epidemiol Rec
Volume 
92
Issue 
35
Pages 
501–20
Publication year 
2017
Suggested citation 

World Health Organization (WHO). Global leprosy update, 2016: accelerating reduction of disease burden. Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 2017; 92(35): 501-20.