This country profile provides an overview of Djibouti’s progress in reaching those in need of mass NTD treatment based on 2016 data.
NTD mass treatment coverage index: 3/100
Overall rank: Joint 33rd
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.
- Work to return the soil-transmitted helminths preventive chemotherapy coverage levels to those of 2015.
- 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.
Djibouti does not require mass treatment for lymphatic filariasis.
Djibouti does not require mass treatment for onchocerciasis.
Djibouti does not require mass treatment for schistosomiasis.
⬇ Treatment coverage decreased from 32% in 2015 to 0% in 2016.
Treatment coverage was 100% in 2016.