By Kaitlynn Hamers
What is Leprosy?
In the 1960s scientist found that mice carry Leprosy in their foot pads. In 1967 they found that armadillos are carriers of Leprosy, but it is rare to catch it from an armadillo.
Multi Drug Therapy
The picture is of Dr. Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen.
The picture to the Left is the cases of Leprosy in 2012.
WHO helping patients in need and giving people information.
A WHO worker talking at a World Health Organization Assembly.
Informing people about how to diagnose and what it looks like.
One Mans Impact
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Professor Ali Dogramaci of the Ihsan Dogramaci Family Health Foundation introduces the winner of the 2012 Ishan Dogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize, awarded for service in the field of family health. Digital image. World Health Organization. Web. 18 Dec. 2014.
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WHO assembly. Digital image. World Health Organization. Web. 18 Dec. 2014.