25 September 2018
Informal consultation on treatment of reactions and prevention of disabilities in leprosy
The overall objective of the meeting: contribute to reducing disease burden due to leprosy by improving quality of care for persons affected by leprosy.
Experts in leprosy, staff from national leprosy programmes, clinicians and persons affected by leprosy will discuss the extent of the problem caused by reactions in leprosy, review different treatment practices followed in different parts of the world and contribute to development of an updated technical guidance on treatment of reactions and prevention of disabilities. This meeting is by invitation.