Learning Outcomes for Study Session 18

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

18.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 18.2 and 18.3)

18.2  Describe the burden of leprosy in the world, Africa and Ethiopia. (SAQ 18.2)

18.3  Describe the mode of transmission of leprosy and how the disease is treated. (SAQ 18.3)

18.4  Explain how you would identify a person with suspected leprosy and diagnose the condition. (SAQs 18.1 and 18.4)

Study Session 18  Leprosy Diagnosis

18.1  Leprosy and its control