This country profile provides an overview of Swaziland’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 90/100
Overall rank: 1st
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.
Swaziland does not require mass treatment for lymphatic filariasis.
Swaziland does not require mass treatment for onchocerciasis.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 94% in 2016.
⬆️ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 86% in 2016.
Swaziland does not require mass treatment for trachoma.