The Alfredo da Matta Foundation (Fundação Alfredo da Matta) holds publications and documents on leprosy.
There is a publication from 1926 on the leprosarium at Paricatuba; this is held on cd-rom. The archive also contains publications by Alfredo da Matta: a leprosy census of Amazonas state and its revision (1922-1928); an historical summary of leprosy in the state of Amazonas published in 1929; a booklet on the initial symptoms of the disease and its development. Also held here is a copy of the published regulations for the leprosarium Vila Belizario Pena, dated 1929.
List of publications on leprosy:
Entry made 7 March 2003, Updated 16 November 2006
|Name||William Antunes Ferreira|
|Organization||Fundação Alfredo da Matta (FUAM)|
|Address||Fundação Alfredo da Matta (FUAM), Rua Codajás No 24 - Cachoeirinha, Manáus, Amazonas, Brazil, CEP 69 065 - 130|
|Telephone||+55 92 663 4747|
|Fax||+55 92 663 3155|