Leprosy Mailing List – April 26, 2018
From: P.K. Das, Birmingham, UK
Dr. Ebenso raised a valid point. Indeed for years long we have been talking about the hindrance factors for controlling the continued leprosy transmiison, one of which could be the stigma and fear for the patients to come forward to the discovery of the disease. In that regards, we did conduct a student based study in a qualitative manner. I did have a nagging question how do we put the extent /criteria of stigma into a measurable tool kits. People like Wim Barkel, Ben Naafs may have some idea. I, personally am discussing witth the carer and doctors who are involved in caring for HIV and patients with other deformities and skin diseases.
I would like to thank Dr Ebenso, for raising this point.
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