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
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 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.