Leprosy

Leprosy situation in 2012

All 11 Member States in the WHO’s SEA Region reported in 2012, with DPR Korea reporting 0 cases, detailed data is available in Weekly Epidemiological Record No. 35. 2013, 88, 365-380. The report reveals that out of 16 countries reporting more than 1 000 cases globally, six are from the SEA Region (Bangladesh: 3 688; India: 134 752; Indonesia: 18 994; Myanmar: 3 013; Nepal: 3 492; and Sri Lanka: 2 191).

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New Case

166 445Number of new leprosy cases detected during 2012

Leprosy situation in South-East Asia Region 2012

Grade 2 disability

8 012Number of Grade-2 disability among new cases detected during 2012

Regional Leprosy data 2012

Prevalence

125 171Registered cases (prevalence) at the end of 2012

Leprosy situation in South-East Asia Region 2011

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