Anesvad Anesvad still working against leprosy

Coinciding with the 63rd World Leprosy Day, which takes place this Sunday, Anesvad calls for a dignified life for those affected by this forgotten disease associated with poverty and inequality, despite being curable remains a problem public health in many regions.According to the latest report of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2014 were recorded on the planet 213 899 new cases of leprosy.The most affected country remains India with 125,785 new cases in 2014, an average of 340 new infections per day. Followed by Brazil, with 31,064 new cases, and Indonesia, with 17,025. These three countries account for 81% of cases worldwide.

Anesvad Anesvad still working against leprosy

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