Events

Immunology, Epidemiology and Social Aspects of Leprosy

Working Group 28 May-1 June 1984 – The Pontifical Academy of Sciences, in organizing a Working Group on leprosy, has complied with one of its objectives, i.e., to render more visible some of the dire human sufferings which need a scientific, cultural and compassionate approach. [...] The new perspectives opened by the use of the armadillo as a model for the disease and the new approaches to the immunology and therapeutics of leprosy, together with the need to obtain an overview of the integration of a cured patient into society, showed me the need to organize the Working Group, whose information report is now published. [...]

Carlos Chagas

Participants

Lygia M.C. Andrade
Otto Bier
Barry Bloom
Jacinto Convit
Tore Godal
Michel F. Lechat
Nelson F. Mendes

Wayne M. Meyers
R.K. Mutatkar
S.K. Noordeen
F.E. Rabello
Marian Ulrich
G.P. Walsh
Richard Young

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Immunology, Epidemiology and Social Aspects of Leprosy

Working Group 28 May-1 June 1984 C. Chagas (ed) Scripta Varia 72 Vatican City, 1988  pp.... Read more

1984, 1 June

Address to the Working Group on the Subject ‘Immunology, Epidemiology and Social Aspects of... Read more