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Global leprosy update, 2014: need for early case detection - Weekly Epidemiological Record 2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Situation de la lèpre dans le monde, 2014: nécessité d’un dépistage précoce des cas
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 12/2014
Series or system 
WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)
Data type

The Global leprosy update, 2014; need for early case detection bulletin reports on the state of leprosy from 2005-2014 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. The introduction provides an overview of the state of the disease focusing on the importance of early case detection.