Leprosy
RITM Live tackles Leprosy and other skin concerns
RITM Live tackles Leprosy and other skin concerns
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) through its Communication and Engagement Office (CEO) aired the second episode of RITM Live: Ask the Expert series with Dermatology chief, Dr. Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel on February 28, 2022 via Facebook Live in...

Extending treatment of multibacillary Leprosy from 12 to 24 blister packs
Extending treatment of multibacillary Leprosy from 12 to 24 blister packs
Learn how treating Leprosy with 24 blister packs can significantly reduce its relapse...

Fact Sheet: Hansen Disease
Fact Sheet: Hansen Disease
Hansen Disease, more commonly known as “Leprosy”, is a chronic infectious disease caused by a slow-multiplying bacteria, Mycobacterium leprae. It mainly affects the skin, peripheral nerves, mucosa of upper respiratory tract, and the eyes. Download the Hansen Disease Fact Sheet...

Leprosy: A Biblical Disease (or so we thought)
Leprosy: A Biblical Disease (or so we thought)
“Kasi syempre pag ganito…hindi maiwasan na pandirihan ka. Kahit nga sa sasakyan ka eh, kung ikaw sumakay ng jeep, iiwasan ka. (Because of this, it can’t be avoided that you’d be detested. Even in public transportation, if you ride the...