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          LEVELS

                         PREVENTION

       PRIMORDIAL            PREVENTION

Prevent the emergence of risk factors.

        PRIMARY                PREVENTION

Health Promotion: 1. Life style modification

                                   2. Proper nutrition.

Specific protection: 1. IEC (Information- Education- Communication)

                                     2. Stigma alleviation.

     SECONDARY              PREVENTION

Early Diagnosis & Treatment:

Simple clinical classification.

Involvement of ASHA.

Special campaigns like LEC, SAPEL, SAP.

Effective high quality MDT free of cost.

Management of Lepra reaction.

        TERTIARY               PREVENTION

Disability limitation:

Prevention from impairment to handicap by adequate MDT.

Early management of Lepra reaction.

Self care MCR sandals to prevent planter ulcer.

Rehabilitation:

Medical- Rs 8000/- in case of major reconstructive surgery.

Psychological- Bringing leprosy patient into mainstream of social life.

Vocational- Provision for earning a livelihood.

Community based- Affected people forms a group & helps to alleviate social stigma among them.

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