Central African Republic中央アフリカ共和国


The Central African Republic achieved the elimination of leprosy as a public health problem (defined by the WHO as a prevalence rate of less than 1 case per 10,000 people) in 2005, but at the subnational level there are still states that have yet to achieve elimination. Political instablity and the low priority given leprosy by the health authorities mean that the number of cases is said to be increasing