This country profile provides an overview of Burkina Faso’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 88/100
Overall rank: 3rd
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The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso 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.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 80% in 2015 to 64% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage slightly decreased from 97% in 2015 to 95% in 2016.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 91% in 2015 to 88% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 37% in 2015 to 100% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 26% in 2015 to 100% in 2016.