This country profile provides an overview of Chad’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2017 data.
*This includes all countries in Africa that are endemic for at least one of the five NTDs
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Priorities for progress in Chad
- As a priority, Chad should submit the data on preventive chemotherapy (PC) coverage for bilharzia, river blindness and elephantiasis.
- Support the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) established by WHO AFRO region for the elimination of these five diseases.
Treatment coverage was 51% in 2016 and not reported in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 38% in 2016 to 92% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 6% in 2016 to 29% in 2017.
Treatment coverage was not reported in 2016 or 2017.
Treatment coverage was 68% in 2016 and not reported in 2017.