This country profile provides an overview of Ethiopia’s 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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Priorities for progress in Ethiopia
- Ethiopia is encouraged to further increase overall coverage for preventive chemotherapy, with systematic annual implementation of all components, in all risk groups, as recommended by WHO.
- Support the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) established by WHO AFRO region for the elimination of these five diseases.
Treatment coverage increased from 45% in 2016 to 75% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from to 64% in 2016 to 71% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased 41% in 2016 to 70% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 36% in 2016 to 71% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 80% in 2016 to 81% in 2017.
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Ethiopia.