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eMedicine - Leprosy
- Article by Felisa S. Lewis, MD, Theresa Conologue DO, and Elyse Harrop, MD, covering the history, pathophysiology, frequency, causes and treatment of this disease, with bibliography.
ILEP - International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations
- Consists of 17 autonomous non-governmental organisations, based in 13 countries. The ILEP member organisations carry out field project and research work. Features organisation information, field work, research, publications and documents, FAQ on leprosy, and news.
Indian Development Foundation
- Voluntary organisation dedicated to leprosy eradication in India. Includes facts, news, events and photographs.
Kalaupapa National Historical Park
- A park on the island of Molokai in Hawaii, it serves as an ongoing reminder of the islands' struggle with Hansen's Disease (leprosy). Includes a history of leprosy settlements at Kalaupapa and at Kalawao.
LEPRA Health in Action
- British organization whose mission is to restore health, hope and dignity to people affected by leprosy and other diseases of poverty. Includes news, events and projects. Publishes Leprosy Review, which can be read online with Adobe Reader.
The Leprosy Mission
- An international Christian charity, founded in 1874, and aiming to eradicate the causes and consequences of leprosy. History, statistics, annual review, getting involved and information on leprosy.
The Leprosy Mission Northern Ireland
- Includes information, news and events, as well as a children's section.
National Hansen's Disease Programs (US)
- Features history, research, rehabilitation, clinical care, and training programs.
- Provides information on the research being undertaken into this disease.
WHO: The Elimination of Leprosy
- Resources and information from the World Health Organization on this disease and the global strategy to eliminate it.
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