2021 Hansen’s Disease

Hansen’s disease (also known as leprosy) is an infection caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae.
The disease can affect the nerves, skin, eyes, and lining of the nose (nasal mucosa).

Delayed diagnosis and treatment can lead to serious complications .

Video 1-Overview of Hansen’s Disease in Trinidad and Tobago

 

Video 2-Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of Hansen’s Disease.

Published in NWRHA Service