Williamnagar Civil Hospital

National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP)

The National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP) is a Centrally Sponsored Health Scheme and it has been implemented with the major objective of reducing the disease burden, prevention of disability and to improve awareness among the mass about Leprosy and its curability. Multi Drug Therapy (MDT) is an important instrument to reduce the burden of active cases of Leprosy. Vertical services has been integrated into the General Health Care Services following which Leprosy services are being provided through all the Govt. Hospitals, Primary Health Centers and other Health Care institutions with the help of MDT services free of cost. Diagnosis is being done free of cost for treatment with MDT.



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