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Towards zero leprosy. Global leprosy (‎Hansen’s Disease)‎ strategy 2021–2030

Abstract
The Global Leprosy Strategy 2021–2030 “Towards zero leprosy” was developed through a broad consultative process with all major stakeholders during 2019 and 2020. Valuable inputs were provided by national leprosy programme managers, technical agencies, public health and leprosy experts, funding agencies and persons or members of communities directly affected by leprosy.

The Strategy aims to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It is structured along four pillars:

(‎i)‎ implement integrated, country-owned zero leprosy road maps in all endemic countries;
(‎ii)‎ scale up leprosy prevention alongside integrated active case detection;
(‎iii)‎ manage leprosy and its complications and prevent new disability; and
(‎iv)‎ combat stigma and ensure human rights are respected. Interruption of transmission and elimination of disease are at the core of the Strategy.

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Type
Report
Author
World Health Organization
Year of Publication
2021
Number of Pages
30
Date Published
04/2021
Language
eng
ISBN Number
978 92 9022 839 4
Other Numbers
CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO
Publication Language
eng