Leprosy Elimination at Country Level

Jan 19, 2010 (Kathmandu). Nepal has announced as elimination of Leprosy at national level not at district level. Government of Nepal declared Nepal as Leprosy eliminated country. Ministry of Health and Population officially announced this in an official program in Kathmandu. Elimination of Leprosy is called when there is prevalence rate less than 1 per 10,000 population. But Terai districts have not achieved the goal of elimination since Terai districts are having more than 2 per 10,000 and they are leprosy hyperendemic districs.

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NEPHA 11th Assembly

November 28, 2009, Lalitpur. 11th Annual General Assembly of Nepal Public Health Association held at Jawalakhel Lalitpur. The assembly was inaugurated by Minister of State for Health and Population. Contemporary public Health issues were discussed in the meeting.

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