This country profile provides an overview of Comoros’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.

NTD mass treatment coverage index: 0/100
Overall rank: Joint 42nd

Treatment coverage

Lymphatic filariasis
0%
Onchocerciasis
N/A
Schistosomiasis
N/A
STH
0%
Trachoma
N/A
0 reported people received treatment in Comoros in 2016 528,000 people in need did not receive treatment in Comoros in 2016

Comoros recommendations

These recommendations were given to heads of state at the African Union summit in January 2017 as part of the ALMA Scorecard for Accountability and Action.

  • Implement preventive chemotherapy for lymphatic filariasis and soil-transmitted helminths.
  • Increase budget allocation for neglected tropical diseases at the national level.
  • Provide timely date to the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) to enable monitoring and planning.

Lymphatic filariasis

Treatment coverage remained the same at 0% in 2015 and 2016.

People needing treatment
514,000
People receiving treatment
0 reported

Onchocerciasis

Comoros does not require mass treatment for onchocerciasis.

Schistosomiasis

Comoros does not require mass treatment for schistosomiasis.

Soil-transmitted helminths

Treatment coverage remained the same at 0% in 2015 and 2016.

Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment
195,000
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment
0 reported

Trachoma

Comoros does not require mass treatment for trachoma.