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Hansen's disease control in the State of São Paulo: a historical analysis.
Rev Saude Publica 2011; 45(1):195-203RS

Abstract

Leprosy is an infectious contagious disease known since Biblical times. Global effort for disease control reveals intricate convergences of national history and of medical, governmental, and international policies. The study describes the history of Hansen's disease and control actions undertaken in the state of São Paulo starting in the 19th century and its connection with the development of public health in that state, by means of a bibliographic and documental analysis.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Estado da Saúde de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil. opromolla@saude.sp.gov.brNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Historical Article
Journal Article

Language

eng por

PubMed ID

21181057

Citation

Opromolla, Paula Araujo, and Ruy Laurenti. "Hansen's Disease Control in the State of São Paulo: a Historical Analysis." Revista De Saude Publica, vol. 45, no. 1, 2011, pp. 195-203.
Opromolla PA, Laurenti R. Hansen's disease control in the State of São Paulo: a historical analysis. Rev Saude Publica. 2011;45(1):195-203.
Opromolla, P. A., & Laurenti, R. (2011). Hansen's disease control in the State of São Paulo: a historical analysis. Revista De Saude Publica, 45(1), pp. 195-203.
Opromolla PA, Laurenti R. Hansen's Disease Control in the State of São Paulo: a Historical Analysis. Rev Saude Publica. 2011;45(1):195-203. PubMed PMID: 21181057.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Hansen's disease control in the State of São Paulo: a historical analysis. AU - Opromolla,Paula Araujo, AU - Laurenti,Ruy, PY - 2009/11/06/received PY - 2010/06/27/accepted PY - 2010/12/25/entrez PY - 2010/12/25/pubmed PY - 2011/5/11/medline SP - 195 EP - 203 JF - Revista de saude publica JO - Rev Saude Publica VL - 45 IS - 1 N2 - Leprosy is an infectious contagious disease known since Biblical times. Global effort for disease control reveals intricate convergences of national history and of medical, governmental, and international policies. The study describes the history of Hansen's disease and control actions undertaken in the state of São Paulo starting in the 19th century and its connection with the development of public health in that state, by means of a bibliographic and documental analysis. SN - 1518-8787 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/21181057/Hansen's_disease_control_in_the_State_of_São_Paulo:_a_historical_analysis_ L2 - http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0034-89102011000100022&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -