This country profile provides an overview of Comoros’ 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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Treatment coverage

Elephantiasis
86%
Blinding trachoma
N/A
Intestinal worms
73%
Bilharzia
N/A
River blindness
N/A
0.35 million people received treatment in Comoros in 2017 0.1 million people did not receive treatment in Comoros in 2017

Elephantiasis

Treatment coverage was not reported in 2016 and 86% in 2017.

People needing treatment
0.4m
People receiving treatment
0.35m

Blinding trachoma

Comoros does not require mass treatment for blinding trachoma.

Intestinal worms

Treatment coverage was not reported in 2016 and 73% in 2017.

Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment
0.2m
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment
0.14m

Bilharzia

Comoros does not require mass treatment for bilharzia.

River blindness

Comoros does not require mass treatment for river blindness.

The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Comoros.