People With Leprosy Daily-life

 Hearing the word leprosy is like a scourge in the ears of some people. Even though like other humans, people with leprosy also need proper attention and treatment. Leprosy, or that we are more familiar with the title of Leprosy / Hansen, is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, an acid-fast, rod-shaped bacillus. This disease primarily affects the skin, peripheral nerves, mucosa of the upper respiratory tract and eyes, apart from some other structure.

A person with leprosy, JR, 72, standing with one foot in his yard that impacted by the tide flood.
A female child (10 years old) was specially treated after tested positive for leprosy at the special hospital in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia on February 25, 2012. Multidrug therapy (MDT) became a key element in the strategy to eliminate leprosy by WHO provided free of charge to all patients worldwide since 1995 and provides a highly effective medication aides for all types of leprosy. Based on WHO data in official reports received during 2011 from 130 countries and territories, the global registered prevalence of leprosy at the beginning of 2011 reached 192.246 cases, while the number of new cases detected during 2010 was 228.474 (excluding a small number of cases in Europe).
A man showing the drug for the treatment of Leprosy at a specialist hospital in Medan, North Sumatra province, Indonesia on March 02, 2012.
A leprosy patient, MT, 65, sleeps in an inpatient ward at a special hospital for leprosy patients in the city of Medan, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on February 25, 2012.
Leprosy patient IB, 40, worships in a special hospital for leprosy patients in the city Leprosy patient IB, 40, to worship in a special hospital for lepers in the city of Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia on February 25, 2012.

 The World Health Organization called for greater efforts to fight leprosy, warning the disease transmission is an effort against leprosy in many countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Multidrug therapy (MDT) became a key element in the strategy to eliminate leprosy by WHO provided free of charge to all patients worldwide since 1995 and provides highly effective medication aids for all types of leprosy. According to WHO data, Indonesia ranks third with the most leprosy sufferers in the world. India and Brazil occupy the countries with the most leprosy sufferers above Indonesia in 2021.

A leprosy patient, IB, 40, smokes in an inpatient room at a special hospital for leprosy patients in the city of Medan, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia on February 25, 2012.
Tangan JM, 58, a person with leprosy in a leprosy settlement in Medan city, North Sumatra province, Indonesia on February 24, 2012.
A woman with leprosy, JL, is seen holding her child in the yard of a leprosy settlement in Medan city, North Sumatra province, Indonesia on February 24, 2012.
A woman with leprosy, JL, is seen holding her child in the yard of a leprosy settlement in Medan city, North Sumatra province, Indonesia on February 24, 2012.
SU (right), 46, and his wife (left), JL with his son stand with a prosthesis foot at front they home inside the lepers’ settlement in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia on February 24, 2012. World.
A leprosy hands seen holding a holy Koran to praying together at a mosque of leper’s settlement in Medan, North Sumatra province, Indonesia on March 02, 2012.
A leprosy hands seen holding a holy Koran to praying together at a mosque of lepers’ settlement in Medan, North Sumatra province, Indonesia on March 02, 2012.
Lepers begging at the highway city of Medan in North Sumatra province, Indonesia on December 24, 2010. Begging is a way for their children to get a formal education.

 Theoretically known that a person infected with leprosy germs having been in direct contact for a very long time with people affected by leprosy who has not been taking medication. As for how to get leprosy germs to other people expected through the upper respiratory tract.

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