This country profile provides an overview of the Congo’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
877k people received treatment in the Congo in 2019 530k people did not receive treatment in the Congo in 2019
Treatment coverage increased from 30% in 2018 to 52% in 2019.
People needing treatment1.03
People receiving treatment532k
Congo does not require mass treatment for blinding trachoma.
Treatment coverage increased from 43% in 2018 to 47% in 2019.
Pre-sch and school-aged children needing treatment809k
Pre-school and school-aged children receiving treatment378k
Treatment coverage decreased from 37% in 2018 to 0% in 2019.
School-aged children needing treatment219k
School-aged children receiving treatmentZero
Treatment coverage increased from 81% in 2018 to 82% in 2019.
People needing treatment714k
People receiving treatment582k
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Congo.