This country profile provides an overview of Benin’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 58/100
Overall rank: Joint 11th
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 42% in 2015 to 56% in 2016.
Treatment coverage remained the same at 57% in 2015 and 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 74% in 2015 to 59% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 100% in 2015 to 96% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 37% in 2016.