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National Leprosy Eradication Programme in Haryana

·        OBJECTIVES:-

1.      To diagnose maximum hidden cases & put them on Multi Drug Therapy (MDT) so that Leprosy can be totally eradicated from the State.

2.    Comprehensive IEC/BCC strategy to make people aware of signs & symptoms of leprosy and remove stigma & discrimination with leprosy patients.

3.      To provide disability  prevention & Medical Rehabilitation services for leprosy patients.

4.   To improve Re Constructive Surgery (RCS) for patients through designated institutes.  

 

·        PRESENT STATUS:-

             This program is being implemented in the state with the financial assistance of GOI & expert of WHO. The State of Haryana has already achieved the status of “Elimination of Leprosy” i.e. less than 1 case per 10000 of population fixed by WHO. The prevalence of Leprosy in Haryana is 0.23 per 10000 of the population as on 31-10-2015.

 

Year

Cases Detected

Cases at the end of the year

Prevalence rate / 10000 of Population

ANCDR(annual new case detection rate)

2014-15

635

684

0.25

2.33

2015-16(up to Oct  2015)

430

641

0.23

1.57

  

STAFF POSITION

State HQ

District Level

State Leprosy Officer

District Leprosy Officer (District TB Officers have additional Charge of NLEP)

Medical Officer cum Surveillance Medical Consultant  

Para Medical Worker

Budget & Finance Officer

 

Admin Assistant

 

Data Entry Operator

 

 RANGE OF SERVICES/FACILITIES:-

 

·         Anti Leprosy Drugs i.e. Multi Drug Therapy (MDT) are supplied Free of Cost and are available at all the District Hospitals and community health centres/PHCs where the patients have been registered.

·         Micro Cellular Rubber (MCR) footwear are distributed to leprosy affected persons.

·        Govt. of Haryana is also providing supportive Medicines, Splint & Crutches, self care kits etc. to the leprosy patients.

·         Re Constructive Surgeries for leprosy patients with disabilities.

 

SIGN & SYMPTOMS OF LEPROSY 

A case of leprosy is diagnosed by eliciting cardinal signs through systematic clinical examination. These are as under:-

a)      Hypo pigmented or reddish skin lesion(s) with definite sensory deficit.

b)      Involvement of the peripheral nerves, as demonstrated by definite thickening with loss of sensation and weakness of the corresponding muscles of the hands, feet or eyes.

  YOU MAY CONTACT FOR ANY DETAILS

1.      Programme Coordinator at district level-   Dy Civil Surgeon TB cum Leprosy

2.      For any technical assistance/treatment-    Skin Specialist at District Hospital   

For any other details please feel free to contact Telephone No. (O/o State Leprosy Society, Haryana) – 0172-25064915 and email ID- slo.haryana@yahoo.co.in

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 




 
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