This country profile provides an overview of the Central African Republic’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 32/100
Overall rank: 24th
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in the Central African Republic.
Central African Republic 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 increased from 0% in 2015 to 16% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 50% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 66% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 29% in 2015 to 40% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 6% in 2015 to 17% in 2016.