This country profile provides an overview of Cameroon’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
11.25 million people received treatment in Cameroon in 2019 5.64 million people did not receive treatment in Cameroon in 2019
Treatment coverage decreased from 58% in 2018 to 33% in 2019.
People needing treatment58k
People receiving treatment19k
Treatment coverage remained at 0% in 2018 and 2019.
People needing treatment244k
People receiving treatmentZero
Treatment coverage increased from 34% in 2018 to 76% in 2019.
Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment10.10m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment7.70m
Treatment coverage increased from 25% in 2018 to 98% in 2019.
School-aged children needing treatment3.12m
School-aged children receiving treatment3.05m
Treatment coverage decreased from 64% in 2018 to 49% in 2019.
People needing treatment11.71m
People receiving treatment5.73m
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Cameroon.