Key publications from the NIHR RIGHT-Leprosy study group

Shrestha D, Napit IB, Ansari S, Choudhury SM, Dhungana B, Gill P, Griffiths F, Gwyther H, Hagge D, Kandel S, Puri S, Sartori J, Watson SI, Lilford R. Evaluation of a self-help intervention to promote the health and wellbeing of marginalised people including those living with leprosy in Nepal: a prospective, observational, cluster-based, cohort study with controls. BMC Public Health. 2021 May 6;21(1):873. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-10847-0. PMID: 33957899; PMCID: PMC8101219. 

Napit IB, Shrestha D, Bishop J, Choudhury S, Dulal S, Gill P, Gkini E, Gwyther H, Hagge DA, Neupane K, Sartori J, Slinn G, Watson SI, Lilford R. An individual randomised efficacy trial of autologous blood products, leukocyte and platelet-rich fibrin (L-PRF), to promote ulcer healing in leprosy in Nepal: the TABLE trial protocol. Trials. 2021 Jul 15;22(1):453. doi: 10.1186/s13063-021-05392-5. PMID: 34266456; PMCID: PMC8281567.

Self-care Guidelines for people affected by leprosy

Richard J. Lilford; Self-care for people affected by leprosy; Leprosy Review; 2021; 92; 4; 314-316; DOI: 10.47276/lr.92.4.3142.       

Onaedo Ilozumba, Richard J. Lilford; Self-care programmes for people living with leprosy: a scoping review; Leprosy Review; 2021; 92; 4; 317-337; DOI: 10.47276/lr.92.4.3173.       

Bahadir Celiktemur, Sopna Mannan Choudhury, Richard Lilford; Organizing and managing a programme for self-care in leprosy; Leprosy Review; 2021; 92; 4; 338-343; DOI: 10.47276/lr.92.4.3384.       

Sopna Mannan Choudhury, Laura Kudrna, Bahadir Celiktemur, Richard James Lilford; Application of behavioural psychology principles to self-care programmes for people living with leprosy; Leprosy Review; 2021; 92; 4; 344-355; DOI: 10.47276/lr.92.4.3445.       

Joydeepa Darlong; Self-care in leprosy at the front line; Leprosy Review; 2021; 92; 4; 356-365; DOI: 10.47276/lr.92.4.3566.       

Karthikeyan Govindasamy, Sathish Kumar Paul; Appropriate footwear and orthoses are essential components in the management of the foot at risk of ulceration in leprosy; Leprosy Review; 2021; 92; 4; 366-374; DOI: 10.47276/lr.92.4.3667.       

Linda Lehman; Personal experience with self-care training in different settings; Leprosy Review; 2021; 92; 4; 375-378; DOI: 10.47276/lr.92.4.3758.       

Sopna Mannan Choudhury; Experience in receiving and practicing self-care as a person affected by leprosy; Leprosy Review; 2021; 92; 4; 379-384; DOI: 10.47276/lr.92.4.379