Effect of the Brazilian conditional cash transfer and primary health care programs on the new case detection rate of leprosy.

Social determinants can affect the transmission of leprosy and its progression to disease. Not much is known about the effectiveness of welfare and primary health care policies on the reduction of leprosy occurrence. The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of the Brazilian cash transfer (Bol...

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Main Authors: Joilda Silva Nery, Susan Martins Pereira, Davide Rasella, Maria Lúcia Fernandes Penna, Rosana Aquino, Laura Cunha Rodrigues, Mauricio Lima Barreto, Gerson Oliveira Penna
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2014-11-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4239003?pdf=render