This country profile provides an overview of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 44/100
Overall rank: Joint 18th
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo 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 31% in 2015 to 42% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage slightly increased from 74% in 2015 to 76% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 16% in 2015 to 58% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 51% in 2015 to 67% in 2016.
⬆ Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2015 to 13% in 2016.