Statement of Progress made in Leprosy Work in the Federated Malay States in 1933

GORDON A. RYRIE
1935 Leprosy Review  
T HE year commenced with 1,082 patients. In spite of the transfer of 100 patients to the Leper Settlement at Pulau Jerej ak in Penang and the year's casualties and discharges, the numbers have risen to 1,104 and are steadily rising. The total number of people treated in the Settlement during the year was 1,531. There has been an unprecedented rise in the number of admissions during the year, the total amounting to 449. It is noteworthy tha t the proportional number of women has increased and
more » ... as increased and more than that of the males-the females have increased by 23.5 %, the mal es by 8.5 % . One gratify ing feature of the increase in admissions is the definite rise
doi:10.5935/0305-7518.19350009 fatcat:gvdm4szgq5b5xa46emk3fdl3hu