Leprosy and the community

1980 Leprosy Review  
Leprosy and the community ACTION MEDEOR; DEUTSCHES M E DIKAMENTEN-HILFSWE RK, D-4l54 TOENISVORST 2, WEST GERMANY This is a non-profit-making organization, set up in 1964, with the object of providing essential drugs at cost to the third world; it currently supplies over 1,700 stations in 82 different countries. The list of drugs runs to 125 items ranging from anaesthe�ics to water fo r injection, through antibacterials, anti malarials, dermatological preparations, fu ngicides, ophthalmological
more » ... , ophthalmological prep arations, psychotherapeu tic drugs, vitamins and minerals. The anti-leprotic section has dapsone tablets of 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 mg strengths. Other 'leprosy drugs' are not stocked, partly on grounds of expense. Dexamethasone tablets 500 mg are available, as also injection of prednisolone 25 mg/m\.
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