This country profile provides an overview of Liberia’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 62/100
Overall rank: 9th
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Liberia.
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 data to the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) to enable monitoring and planning.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 61% in 2015 to 74% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 60% in 2015 to 74% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 31% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 27% in 2015 to 90% in 2016.
Liberia does not require mass treatment for trachoma.