This country profile provides an overview of Egypt’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
Egypt eliminated elephantiasis as a public health problem in 2018.
Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2018 to 15% in 2019.
Egypt does not require mass treatment for intestinal worms.
Treatment coverage increased from 0% in 2018 to 100% in 2019.
Egypt does not require mass treatment for river blindness.