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Samlee Plianbangchang

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Email : Regional Director of the Southeast Asia Regional O

Samlee Plianbangchang
24 Jul 2013

The last mile in fight against leprosy

In an age of emerging infectious diseases, it is easy to assume that leprosy is a disease of the past. Yet there were more than 232,000 new cases of leprosy reported last year, and the disease continues to cause visible deformities and disabilities in approximately 13,000-15,000 people every year worldwide.

24 Jul 2013
29 Aug 2012

Improving immunisation

<b>HEALTH</b> We must make vaccines regularly available in the hard to reach areas. Increasing the number of immunisation centres and the frequency of sessions.

29 Aug 2012
Improving immunisation
3 Apr 2012

Healthy ageing will make society stronger

Ageing is a natural and inevitable process. For the past century mankind has been adding years to life.

3 Apr 2012