Global Leprosy Strategy 2016-2020: accelerating towards a leprosy-free world

Institutional repository of the World Health Organization provides a document in four languages. English, français, español and português. The Global Leprosy Strategy 2016-2020 "Accelerating towards a leprosy-free world" was developed through a series of consultations with various stakeholders during 2014 and 2015. Inputs were provided by national leprosy programmes, technical agencies, independent leprosy experts, public health experts, funding agencies and representatives of affected patients and communities. The strategy is built around three major pillars: (‎i)‎ strengthen government ownership and partnerships; (‎ii)‎ stop leprosy and its complications; and (‎iii)‎ stop discrimination and promote inclusion. Its goal is to further reduce the global and local leprosy burden...

Originator(s): World Health Organization
Resource added in: 30/01/2019
Objective: To provide guidance for managers of national leprosy programmes (‎or equivalent entities)‎ to adapt and implement the Global Leprosy Strategy in their own countries.
Available languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
World Strategies, Global Health, Leprosy, National Health Programs
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