Antonio Diogo Colony has a hospital within the same residential area. The nuclei controlled by the Catholic Church have more economic resources, yet wield more power. For its part, India, the country hardest hit by leprosy in the world "after meeting the objective statistical WHO in 2003, authorities have stopped paying attention to leprosy, specialized services disappear and the totals are hiding to avoid exposing the social stigma experienced by affected, "said the representative of India Fontilles, B. Vijayakrishnan.