International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

Database

Santa Isabel

Location

Category Leprosarium
Country Brazil
Address Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais

Notes

Construction began in 1919 and the state leprosarium was inaugurated on 23 December 1931. On 15 December 1936 there were 1 234 patients and its capacity was being extended to 1 600.
(Araujo, H C S. 'A lepra e as organizações anti-leprosas do Brasil em 1936'. Mem. Inst. Osw. Cruz, 1937:32 (1) 136-7)

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