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National Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) Program


Contact Information

5600 Fishers Lane


Rockville, MD 20857

1-800-642-2477 (Voice - Toll-free)
225-642-4736 (Voice)
225-642-4748 (FAX)

Internet Resources


Abstract

The National Hansen's Disease Program is the epicenter of Hansen's disease (leprosy) care, research and information in the U.S. It cares for patients at its facility at the Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge, oversees an ambulatory care network with 11 clinics in seven states and Puerto Rico,advances treatment and educates medical professionals about Hansen's disease, and conducts intramural Hansen's disease (leprosy) biomedical research.

Publications

The Center offers packets of information on Hansen's Disease for the public and for health professionals. The medical packet includes reprints from medical journals. Audiovisual materials are available on loan. Serial publication: The Star (newsletter), bimonthly--information on Hansen's Disease, produced by patients at the Center.

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Audit

Date Entered: 8/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/22/2013
Date Revised: 7/14/2013
Health Referral Number: HR2268
Accession Number: DP91A1080

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