This country profile provides an overview of Benin’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2019 data.
*This includes all countries in Africa that are endemic for at least one of the five NTDs
Treatment coverage decreased from 86% in 2018 to 85% in 2019.
Benin conducted trachoma impact surveys in 2019, which noted a low trachoma prevalence in four districts (Trachomatous inflammation—Follicular (TF<5%)). As a result trachoma preventive chemotherapy was not conducted. Trachoma is not included in the index score.
Treatment coverage increased from 39% in 2018 to 79% in 2019.
Treatment coverage decreased from 79% in 2018 to 58% in 2019.
Treatment coverage decreased from 80% in 2018 to 75% in 2019.
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Benin.