Community knowledge, perceptions and attitudes regarding leprosy in rural Cameroon: The case of…

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PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases is the first open-access journal devoted to the world's most neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), such as elephantiasis, river blindness, leprosy, hookworm, schistosomiasis, and African sleeping sickness. Links to PLoSNTD content is shared via GHHub using the Creative Commons. http://www.plosntds.org/

by Earnest Njih Tabah, Dickson Shey Nsagha, Anne-Cecile Zoung-Kanyi Bissek, Theophilus Ngeh Njamnshi, Irine Ngani-Nformi Njih, Gerd Pluschke, Alfred Kongnyu Njamnshi Background Although leprosy is one of the oldest diseases known to humanity, it remains largely misunderstood. Misconceptions about leprosy leads to stigma towards people with the disease.

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Community knowledge, perceptions and attitudes regarding leprosy in rural Cameroon: The case of…