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WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy

WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy.

WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy

third report.

by WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leprosy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Met in Geneva, 27 July - 2 August 1965.

    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesTechnical report series - World Health Organization -- no. 319, Technical report series (World Health Organization) -- 319.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22389443M

      Leprosy is a slowly progressive, chronic infectious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae. It is a very serious, mutilating and stigmatizing disease in many parts of the world and early diagnosis and therapy is the most important strategy for its ://   Template:Infobox disease Leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease (HD), is a chronic disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepromatosis. Named after physician Gerhard Armauer Hansen, leprosy is primarily a granulomatous disease of the peripheral nerves and mucosa of the upper respiratory tract; skin lesions are the primary external sign. Left untreated, leprosy

    Abstract. Leprosy is primarily a disorder of the peripheral nerves due to chronic granulomatous infection by Mycobacterium leprae.. Its various clinical forms are determined according to levels of cellular immune response to Mycobacterium.. Prognosis depends on the stage of the disease at diagnosis, as well as on the initiation and compliance with multidrug :// [Review of WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy 8th report, --comparison to 7th report]. [Article in Japanese] Kitajima S, En J, Kitajima S, Barua S, Goto M. In the WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy published its 8th report, 14 years after the publication of its 7th report in

    1. NOTES the first report of the Expert Committee on Leprosy;1(1) 2. THANKS the members of the committee for their work; 3. REQUESTS the Director-General to make arrangements for the collection of biopsy specimens from cases of leprosy, and for such specimens to be prepared and distributed through a Abstract. The World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Leprosy has recently confirmed 1 that the world prevalence is between 10 and 12 million cases, with more than billion people living in countries where the estimated prevalence is greater than one case per population. The main leprosy endemic areas are in South and Central America and Mexico; Africa, India and the Far ://


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Summary: Reports the conclusions reached by an expert committee commissioned to review the global leprosy situation inassess the adequacy of current technology for eliminating the disease as a public health problem, and identify the remaining ://?codlan=1&codcol=10&codcch= 1.

World Health Organ Tech Rep Ser. ;(), 1 p following WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy. World Health Organization. Since the introduction of multidrug therapy for leprosy inan estimated 15 million patients have been cured of the disease and disabilities have been prevented in some million :// The Committee analysed the global leprosy situation, discussed elements of epidemiology, and reviewed developments in treatment of the disease and management of complications.

Sociocultural issues were addressed, as was the need for community care, accessibility of health services, and ?codlan=1&codcol=10&codcch= Get this from a library.

WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy: eighth report. [WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy.; World Health Organization.; WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy.

Meeting] -- "The purpose of this eighth meeting of the Expert Committee was: to analyse the global leprosy situation; to review the current status of developments in areas such as the treatment of leprosy and World Health Organization: ISBN ISBN Order Number Format E-book collection (PDF): Price CHF / US$ Developing countries: CHF ?codlan=1&codcol=10&codcch=&.

The "Global Leprosy StrategyAccelerating towards a leprosy-free world", was officially launched on 20 April Its overall goal is to further reduce the burden of leprosy while providing more comprehensive and   WHO disability grading for leprosy. At its last meeting inthe WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy had substantially simplified the grading into a three-grade (0, 1, 2) system.

This Committee endorsed this grading with the amendment that lagophthalmos, iridocyclitis and corneal opacities be considered as Grade :// WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy had concluded at its third meeting in that “the question of drug resistance to DDS is not an important one” (2).

Indeed, dapsone resistance was not discussed as a specific topic at the fourth meeting of the Expert Committee in June JECFA is an international scientific expert committee administered jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and WHO.

It has been meeting sinceto evaluate the safety of food additives, contaminants, naturally occurring toxicants and residues of About 1 in 3 or 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual violence in their lifetime, according to WHO estimates.

WHO with UN Women, together with 11 partners, have developed RESPECT women: preventing violence against women – a framework aimed primarily at :// Download Citation | WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy.

| Since the introduction of multidrug therapy for leprosy inan estimated 15 million patients have been cured of the disease and WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy: Seventh Report, Volume 7 Technical report series, ISSN Volume of World Health Organization technical report series, ISSN Authors: WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy, World Health Organization: Publisher: World Health Organization, ISBN:Length: 43 pages COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy.

ISBN:   Leprosy (Hansen disease) Report by the Secretariat 1. At its th session in Januarythe Executive Board requested the Director-General to convene the Expert Committee on Leprosy before its th session so that the Board could take up the subject again in January 1 Accordingly, the Expert Committee on Leprosy met for its WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy.

[No authors listed] Considerable progress has been made in the fight against leprosy during the past years, following the introduction of multidrug therapy (MDT) regimens and the establishment of the goal of eliminating leprosy as a   iii Contents WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy v Declarations of interest vii 1.

Introduction 1 2. Leprosy in the world 3 Assessment of global data 4 Global leprosy situation in 4 New case detection 4 Trends in case detection 4 Profiles of new cases 8 ://;sequence=1.

WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy [‎meeting held in Geneva from 17 to 24 November ]‎: sixth report Of particular practical value is a state-of-the-art review of leprosy chemotherapy, incorporating what has been learned following the widespread introduction of standard regimens for multidrug therapy.

In view of the prediction that the This report is of extreme value to all leprologists and should be possessed by them and studied carefully in full. The Committee took up the subject of leprosy control. Evidence continues to support the universally accepted assumption that leprosy is caused by Mycobacterium leprae, that the sources of infection are exclusively human patients who discharge bacilli, and that transmission occurs   Abstract.

Leprosy is a complex, chronic disease of low infectivity caused by Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae).The clinical presentation of leprosy is varied and polymorphous; clinical features range from a small single hypopigmented or erythematous skin patch to diffuse infiltration of skin involvement of the peripheral nerve trunk and other organs like the eyes, spleen, liver, testis, bones.

1. World Health Organ Tech Rep Ser. ;() WHO expert committee on leprosy. [No authors listed] PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]1. World Health Organ Tech Rep Ser. ; WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy. [No authors listed] PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]WHO Expert Committee on Leprosy is constituted by World Health Organization to study the worldwide progress of Leprosy.

Reports []. First report published as Technical Report Series No. 71 in Second report published as Technical Report Series No. in