Leprosy new case detection figures: Is there a missing link somewhere?

National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP) of the Central Leprosy Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India, in its annual report (published quite recently) says 126,164 new leprosy cases were detected in India during the period 2017-18

What ails India’s leprosy eradication programme?

With one person being diagnosed with leprosy every four minutes in India, the country accounts for 60% of the global leprosy caseload. Leprosy is fast becoming a growing public health menace in India.

Detecting leprosy cases through community medical camp

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) Barabanki Hospital conducted a community medical camp in Trivedi Ganj block of Barabanki district, Uttar Pradesh, on May 10.