Maharashtra to launch state-wide leprosy detection mission

Under National Leprosy Eradication Mission, Maharashtra for the first time this year will start state-wide leprosy detection mission. When 22 districts were covered last year under the mission, this year the entire state will be covered

Maharashtra to launch state-wide leprosy detection missionThe mission will be implemented from September 24 to October 09. A team of two, comprising a man and a woman will visit 25 houses every day and will carry out the survey. Dr Sanjay Jathar, Addition District Health Officer, (ADHO), Pune, said, “We would be referring the newly detected patients to hospitals and soon […]