This country profile provides an overview of Kenya’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 43/100
Overall rank: 22nd
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.
- 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.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 25% in 2015 to 60% in 2016.
Kenya does not require mass treatment for onchocerciasis.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 26% in 2015 to 42% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 24% in 2015 to 60% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 15% in 2015 to 23% in 2016.