This country profile provides an overview of Guinea’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 Guinea
- Guinea is commended for a well implemented preventive chemotherapy programme for NTDs.
- As a priority, it should work to maintain annual implementation of all components, in all risk groups, as required.
- 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 decreased from 79% in 2016 to 76% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 53% in 2016 to 91% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 54% in 2016 to 94% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 76% in 2016 to 100% in 2017.
Treatment coverage increased from 70% in 2016 to 72% in 2017.
The ESPEN portal (a World Health Organization AFRO region project) provides maps and district-level data for the preventive chemotherapy diseases in Guinea.