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

NTD mass treatment coverage index: 35/100
Overall rank: 23rd

Treatment coverage

Lymphatic filariasis
69%
Onchocerciasis
72%
Schistosomiasis
100%
STH
100%
Trachoma
1%
15 million people received treatment in Mali in 2016 3.5 million people in need did not receive treatment in Mali in 2016

Mali 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.

  • 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.

Lymphatic filariasis

⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 61% in 2015 to 69% in 2016.

People needing treatment
18.3m
People receiving treatment
12.7m

Onchocerciasis

⬆️ Treatment coverage slightly increased from 71% in 2015 to 72% in 2016.

People needing treatment
5.53m
People receiving treatment
3.99m

Schistosomiasis

⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 88% in 2015 to 100% in 2016.

School-aged children needing treatment
2.53m
School-aged children receiving treatment
2.53m

Soil-transmitted helminths

⬆️ Treatment coverage slightly increased from 99% in 2015 to 100% in 2016.

Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment
7.02m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment
7.02m

Trachoma

⬆️ Treatment coverage slightly increased from 0% in 2015 to 1% in 2016.

People needing treatment
3.6m
People receiving treatment
44,000