Call for papers -- Nerve damage in leprosy

Editor’s Choice

Editorial

Accompanied MDT (AMDT) -- more questions than answers B. JI

Review

308 Can social marketing be applied to leprosy programmes? MEE LIAN WONG

Original Papers

319 Tendon transfer for triple nerve paralysis of the hand in leprosy. E. MCEVITT & R. SCHWARZ

326 Leprosy in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa -- eliminated or hidden? D. N. DURRHEIM, A. FOURIE, E. BALT, M. LE ROUX, B. N. HARRIS, M. MATEBULA, M. DE VILLIERS & R. SPEARE

334 Is beggary a chosen profession among people living in a leprosy
colony? HARVINDER KAUR & WIM VAN BRAKEL

346 Dehabilitation of leprosy-affected people: a study on leprosy-affected beggars HARVINDER KAUR & WIM VAN BRAKEL

356 Sociocultural considerations in the treatment of leprosy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil CASSANDRA WHITE

366 A comparison of rapid village survey and leprosy elimination
campaign, detection methods in two districts of East Java,
Indonesia, 1997/1998 and 1999/2000 PIETER A. M. SCHREUDER, DIANA LIBEN, SRI WAHJUNI, JACQUES VAN DEN BROEK & RICHARD DE SOLDENHOFF

Further Education

376 The impact of HIV on tuberculosis control --- towards concerted
action. PETER GODFREY-FAUSSETT

Case Reports

386 Relapse of lepromatous leprosy after WHO/MDT with rapid bacterial growth. M. L. W. OLIVEIRA, A. P. S. M. PIERRO, P. A. M. SILVEIRA, M. M. C. CAMPOS & M. F. VILELA

Obituary

389 Gordon A. Ellard: 1936-2002

Letters to the Editor

392 Ballpoint pen testing: Light touch vs. deep pressure. J. WATSON, L. F. LEHMAN, P. A. M. SCHREUDER & W. H. VAN BRAKEL

394 Integration of leprosy services. T. R. RYAN

Teaching Materials and Services

396 Call for proposals for Health System Research Projects * Manson’s Tropical Diseases * Wellcome Trust Advanced Courses for 2003 * Global Project on the History of Leprosy * CD-ROM
project * Malaria CD wins international award * ILEP Catalogue of
Training Courses for Leprosy 2002--2003 * New edition of leprosy
book * Heiser Program for Research in Leprosy and Tuberculosis --
Post-doctoral Research Fellowships * Mycobacterial genomics

News and Notes

402 Leprosy bug provides clues to early nerve degeneration * Preventative treatment for leprosy on the way? * Queensland researchers make malaria breakthrough * New malaria drug? * Bioinformatics in disease endemic countries * New research institute for tropical diseases research * Breakthroughs in tuberculosis research * Rehabilitation in China * Leprosy prevalence rate comes down * Medico-Social commission’s new Chair * Ayurveda --- the people’s medicine * Tokyo Declaration * Update on the fight against
lymphatic filariaisis * AIDS vaccine