Leprosy elimination

Guidelines for monitoring elimination

To assess available resources

  • Operational support systems
  • Monitoring and surveillance systems
  • Coordination and control systems
  • Resource allocation systems

To monitor core activities

  • Case finding
  • Case management
  • MDT coverage
  • Treatment out come

Measuring the impact of interventions

  • Epidemiological surveillance
  • General information
  • Data required for surveillance
  • Data required for monitoring
  • Data required for monitoring treatment
  • Research and sentinel systems

Organizing a leprosy elimination programme review

  • Design and step by step organization of a National Programme review.