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Tripura Govt begins Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC)
TIWN Aug 23, 2019
Tripura Govt begins Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC)
PHOTO : NHM held press meet. TIWN Pic Aug 23, 2019

AGARTALA, Aug 23 (TIWN): Govt of Tripura under NHM to start Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC), which is a unique initiative under the National Leprosy Control Programme (NLEP) to be continued till 9th September under the name of “Parashmani”.

The objective of the campaign is the early detection of leprosy in affected persons so that they can be saved from physical disability and deformity by providing them timely treatment and thus also halting the transmission of disease at the community level.

As part of the campaign, each and every member of the targeted population will be examined by the search team constituted of one male and one female volunteer at household level. House to house visits will be done by the search team as per the micro plan prepared for the local area to detect hidden and undetected leprosy cases.

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