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Fontilles and leprosy in Spain



Published under the name La Lepra, from 1905, and Fontilles, from 1909 to the present day, this monthly journal read by thousands of subscribers publicised the sanatorium's activities and promoted fundraising to keep the institution running. It is a valuable historical document that brings us closer to the sanatorium's daily life and the conceptions underlying the institution's creation and governance during a century.

Revista de Leprología

Since its publication in 1944, the Revista de Leprología journal was the major means of communication of leprosy research in the Spanish language. Fontilles doctors together with Spanish and Latin American leprologists published their research in this journal, disseminating international research on leprosy in Spain and Latin America.