Leprosy: between acceptance and segregation. Community behaviour towards persons affected by leprosy in eastern Nepal

D. H. de STIGTER, L. de GEUS, M. L. HEYNDERS
2000 Leprosy Review  
This study describes community behaviour towards persons affected by leprosy in the eastern Terai districts of Nepal. The results show that 95% of the persons affected by leprosy recognized by the community have visible signs such as wounds, swellings and deformed feet or hands. Persons affected by leprosy still
doi:10.5935/0305-7518.20000051 fatcat:cjuzjf6ogneo5iivbxtcoazra4